Differential galvanometer. See under Differental, a.Sine galvanometer, Cosine galvanometer, Tangent galvanometer(Elec.), a galvanometer in which the sine, cosine, or tangent respectively, of the angle through which the needle is deflected, is proportional to the strength of the current passed through the instrument.

(Gal*van`o*met"ric) a. Of, pertaining to, or measured by, a galvanometer.

(Gal`va*nom"e*try) n. The art or process of measuring the force of electric currents.

(Gal*van`o*plas"tic) a. [Galvanic + -plastic.] Of or pertaining to the art or process of electrotyping; employing, or produced by, the process of electolytic deposition; as, a galvano-plastic copy of a medal or the like.

(Gal*van"o*plas`ty) n. [Cf. F. galanoplastie.] The art or process of electrotypy.

(Gal*van`o*punc"ture) n. (Med.) Same as Electro-puncture.

(Gal*van`o*scope) n. [Galvanic + -scope: cf. F. galvanoscope.] (Elec.) An instrument or apparatus for detecting the presence of electrical currents, especially such as are of feeble intensity.

(Gal*van`o*scop"ic) a. Of or pertaining to a galvanoscope.

(Gal`va*nos"co*py) n. (Physiol.) The use of galvanism in physiological experiments.

(||Gal`va*not"o*nus) n. [NL., fr. E. galvanic + Gr. to tone.] (Physiol.) Same as Electrotonus.

(Gal`va*not"ro*pism) n. [Galvanic + Gr. to turn.] (Bot.) The tendency of a root to place its axis in the line of a galvanic current.

(Gal"wes) n. Gallows. [Obs.] Chaucer.

Gama grass
(Ga"ma grass`) [From Gama, a cluster of the Maldive Islands.] (Bot.) A species of grass (Tripsacum dactyloides) tall, stout, and exceedingly productive; cultivated in the West Indies, Mexico, and the Southern States of North America as a forage grass; — called also sesame grass.

(Ga*mash"es) n. pl. [F. gamaches.] High boots or buskins; in Scotland, short spatterdashes or riding trousers, worn over the other clothing.

(||Gam"ba) n. A viola da gamba.

(Gam*ba"does) n. pl. [I. or Sp. gamba leg. See Gambol, n.] Same as Gamashes.

His thin legs tenanted a pair of gambadoes fastened at the side with rusty clasps.
Sir W. Scott.

(Gam"be*son) n. Same as Gambison.

(Gam"bet) n. [Fr. gambette, or It. gambetta.] (Zoöl.) Any bird of the genuis Totanus. See Tattler.

Galvanologist to Gander

(Gal`va*nol"o*gist) n. One who describes the phenomena of galvanism; a writer on galvanism.

(Gal`va*nol"o*gy) n. [Galvanic + -logy.] A treatise on galvanism, or a description of its phenomena.

(Gal`va*nom"e*ter) n. [Galvanic + -meter: cf. F. galvanomètre.] (Elec.) An instrument or apparatus for measuring the intensity of an electric current, usually by the deflection of a magnetic needle.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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