Definitions

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  • n. Any of several devices that use soft iron cores surrounded by coils of wire that generate a pattern of induced currents when it moves relative to an external magnetic field

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Examples

  • To help focus the search, O'Connor and Adams sought out Tomasz Herbich, a Polish archaeologist who specializes in finding buried ruins with a device called a fluxgate gradiometer, a type of magnetometer.

    Human Sacrifice in Ancient Egypt?

  • Tom and Colin also methodically walked over the tell with an instrument called a fluxgate magnetic gradiometer, which picks up small differences in the surface magnetic field due to differences in the iron content and density of underlying structures.

    The Goddess and the Bull

  • The Personal Submarine comes equipped with other standard submarine features, including a barometer, thermometer, hygrometer, depth gauges, fluxgate and magnetic compasses, mechanical clinometers, pressure gauges, and a GPS receiver.

    Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

  • UK based Autonnic Research Ltd, is a world leader in the manufacture of fluxgate magnetometers for the navigation market.

    physicsworld.com: all content

  • Also unsurprisingly is the erratic ratings for The Jay Leno Show which seems to fluxgate depending on the guest and competition.

    Scooter McGavin's 9th Green

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