fixed-electrode method

fixed-electrode method

[¦fikst i′lek‚trōd ‚meth·əd]
(engineering)
A geophysical surveying method used in a self-potential system of prospecting in which one electrode remains stationary while the other is grounded at progressively greater distances from it.
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