darsonval-galvanometer

D'Arsonval galvanometer

[dahr-suhn-vawl, -val]
noun Electricity.
a galvanometer consisting of a large, fixed magnet and a light coil that swings in the magnetic field.
Also, d'Arsonval galvanometer.


Origin:
named after Jacques A. D'Arsonval (1851–1940), French physicist

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