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electroscopen. [Electro- + -scope: cf. F. électroscope.].
     An instrument for detecting the presence of electricity, or changes in the electric state of bodies, or the species of electricity present, as by means of pith balls, and the like.  [1913 Webster]
Condensing electroscope (Physics), a form of electroscope in which an increase of sensibility is obtained by the use of a condenser.


electroscope, n. an instrument for detecting and measuring electricity, esp. as an indication of the ionization of air by radioactivity.

electroscopic adj.

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