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Meaning of MAGNETOMETER

Pronunciation:  `magni'tâmitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a meter to compare strengths of magnetic fields
 

MAGNETOMETER is a 12 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: gaussmeter
 
 See Also: meter

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mag`net*om"e*ter\, n. [Magneto- + -meter: cf. F.
magn['e]tom[`e]tre.] (Physics)
An instrument for measuring the intensity of magnetic forces;
also, less frequently, an instrument for determining any of
the terrestrial magnetic elements, as the dip and
declination.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition: an electronic device for detecting small anomalies in the earth's magnetic field. Can be used to explore certain subsurface characteristics of an archaeological site prior to excavation.
 

 

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