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magnetograph

[mag-nee-tuh-graf, -grahf] /mægˈni təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun
1.
a recording magnetometer, used especially for recording variations in the earth's magnetic field.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; magneto- + -graph
Related forms
magnetographic
[mag-nee-tuh-graf-ik] /mægˌni təˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • Another instrument, known as an imaging magnetograph, will provide two-dimensional magnetic field maps.
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magnetograph

/mæɡˈniːtəʊˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
a recording magnetometer, usually used for studying variations in the earth's magnetic field
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magnetograph in Science
magnetograph
  (māg-nē'tō-grāf')   
A recording of the strength and direction of a magnetic field made by a magnetometer. Also called magnetogram. See magnetometer.
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