induction flowmeter

induction flowmeter

[in′dək·shən ′flō‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument for measuring the flow of a conducting liquid passing through a tube, in which the tube is placed in a transverse magnetic field and the induced electromotive force between electrodes at opposite ends of a diameter of the tube perpendicular to the field is measured.
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A magnetic induction flowmeter helps to avoid the overfilling often encountered in other systems.