relative magnetometer

relative magnetometer

[′rel·əd·iv ‚mag·nə′täm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
Any magnetometer which must be calibrated by measuring the intensity of a field whose strength is accurately determined by other means; opposed to absolute magnetometer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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