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Learn the meaning of galvanometer, pronounced gal-van-om-ee-ta.

A galvanometer measures both the direction of the current and its magnitude in the circuit. (A positive reading on the galvanometer shows current travelling in one direction, and a negative reading shows it travelling in the other).

Use the following mnemonic to remember this:

Mnemonic for how to remember what a galvanometer is.

I was galvanised into action. I wanted to meet her (galvanometer), I knew the direction, but I couldn't get past the current.


Galvanometer – DIRECTION & CURRENT

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