torque-coil magnetometer

torque-coil magnetometer

[′tȯrk ‚kȯil ‚mag·nə′täm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A magnetometer that depends for its operation on the torque developed by a known current in a coil that can turn in the field to be measured.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.