Reflecting galvanometer
Reflecting Re*flect"ing, a. 1. Throwing back light, heat, etc., as a mirror or other surface. [1913 Webster]

2. Given to reflection or serious consideration; reflective; contemplative; as, a reflecting mind. [1913 Webster]

{Reflecting circle}, an astronomical instrument for measuring angless, like the sextant or Hadley's quadrant, by the reflection of light from two plane mirrors which it carries, and differing from the sextant chiefly in having an entire circle.

{Reflecting galvanometer}, a galvanometer in which the deflections of the needle are read by means of a mirror attached to it, which reflects a ray of light or the image of a scale; -- called also {mirror galvanometer}.

{Reflecting goniometer}. See under {Goniometer}.

{Reflecting telescope}. See under {Telescope}. [1913 Webster]


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  • reflecting galvanometer — veidrodinis galvanometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Galvanometras, kurio optinis skaitymo įtaisas turi veidrodį. atitikmenys: angl. mirror galvanometer; reflecting galvanometer vok. Reflexgalvanometer, n;… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • reflecting galvanometer — veidrodinis galvanometras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. mirror galvanometer; reflecting galvanometer vok. Reflexgalvanometer, n; Reflexionsgalvanometer, n; Spiegelgalvanometer, n rus. зеркальный гальванометр, m pranc. galvanomètre à …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • reflecting galvanometer — noun : a galvanometer in which the deflections of the needle or coil are read by means of a mirror attached to it that reflects a ray of light or the image of a scale …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reflecting — Re*flect ing, a. 1. Throwing back light, heat, etc., as a mirror or other surface. [1913 Webster] 2. Given to reflection or serious consideration; reflective; contemplative; as, a reflecting mind. [1913 Webster] {Reflecting circle}, an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reflecting circle — Reflecting Re*flect ing, a. 1. Throwing back light, heat, etc., as a mirror or other surface. [1913 Webster] 2. Given to reflection or serious consideration; reflective; contemplative; as, a reflecting mind. [1913 Webster] {Reflecting circle}, an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reflecting goniometer — Reflecting Re*flect ing, a. 1. Throwing back light, heat, etc., as a mirror or other surface. [1913 Webster] 2. Given to reflection or serious consideration; reflective; contemplative; as, a reflecting mind. [1913 Webster] {Reflecting circle}, an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reflecting telescope — Reflecting Re*flect ing, a. 1. Throwing back light, heat, etc., as a mirror or other surface. [1913 Webster] 2. Given to reflection or serious consideration; reflective; contemplative; as, a reflecting mind. [1913 Webster] {Reflecting circle}, an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Galvanometer — D Arsonval/Weston galvanometer movement with the moving coil shown in red. A galvanometer is a type of ammeter: an instrument for detecting and measuring electric current. It is an analog electromechanical transducer that produces a rotary… …   Wikipedia

  • mirror galvanometer — Reflecting Re*flect ing, a. 1. Throwing back light, heat, etc., as a mirror or other surface. [1913 Webster] 2. Given to reflection or serious consideration; reflective; contemplative; as, a reflecting mind. [1913 Webster] {Reflecting circle}, an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mirror galvanometer — veidrodinis galvanometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Galvanometras, kurio optinis skaitymo įtaisas turi veidrodį. atitikmenys: angl. mirror galvanometer; reflecting galvanometer vok. Reflexgalvanometer, n;… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

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