ballistic galvanometer

noun

Definition of ballistic galvanometer

: a moving-coil galvanometer that indicates the presence of an electric charge by the single impulse imparted to the coil by a sudden brief current, the quantity of electricity that passes being proportionate to the first deflection of the coil

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“Ballistic galvanometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ballistic%20galvanometer. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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