gaussmeter


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gaussmeter

[′gau̇s‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
A magnetometer whose scale is graduated in gauss or kilogauss, and usually measures only the intensity, and not the direction, of the magnetic field.
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After he left, Sage swept the room with a gaussmeter to measure the magnetic fields present.
A three-axis gaussmeter is used to measure the resultant magnetic flux density emanating from electric power sources in milligauss (mG).
So when Paul Brodeur makes one of his television appearances with a gaussmeter (which measures EMF emissions) and urges viewers to get their own and avoid high-emission areas, even assuming his claims of the hazards of EMF are true, he would still be giving useless or even dangerous advice.