Cymoscope
Cymoscope Cy"mo*scope, n. [Gr. ? wave + -scope.] (Elec.) Any device for detecting the presence of electric waves. The influence of electric waves on the resistance of a particular kind of electric circuit, on the magnetization of steel, on the polarization of an electrolytic cell, or on the electric condition of a vacuum has been applied in the various cymoscopes. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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