Rheoscope

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Rheoscope (Physics) An instrument for detecting the presence or movement of currents, as of electricity.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rheoscope An instrument by which the existence of an electric current may be ascertained; an electroscope.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Rheoscope rē′ō-skōp an electroscope
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. "rei^n to flow + -scope,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. rhein, to flow, skopein, to view.