Cy"mo*scope (?), n. [Gr. &?; wave + - scope.] (Elec.)

Any device for detecting the presence of electric waves. The influence of electric waves on the resistance of a particular kind of electric circuit, on the magnetization of steel, on the polarization of an electrolytic cell, or on the electric condition of a vacuum has been applied in the various cymoscopes.

 

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