electroscope :

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  • n  measuring instrument that detects electric charge; two gold leaves diverge owing to repulsion of charges with like sign

  • Professor Regener's automatic electroscope readings disagreed with those which Professor Piccard reported last year.
  • When the second bag blew up, the remaining ones hovered practically stationary until a clockwork device released a red parachute and dropped a self-charging electroscope which .
  • In the early stages of production, Mervyn LeRoy wanted Frankensteinesque sparks to swizzle from the quartz piezo-electroscope through which the Curies first got on the scent of .

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