dowsing rod

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Synonyms for dowsing rod

forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oil

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For some of you, like myself, the dowsing rods will do nothing and you will need to seek outside help.
Tromp was the first to relate dowsing rod movement to changes in electrical conductivity.
The girl holding the dowsing rods gasped in horror and her eyes opened wide.
I am puzzled by the statement that "there is no consensus as to why the dowsing rods move.
It is a very Magickal tree used for dowsing rods, amulets and spells.
They will set up motion detectors and hold seances and ouija sessions, as well as monitoring for supernatural activity using mediums, electromagnetic sensors and dowsing rods.
Tools of the trade include dowsing rods and pendulums which measure magnetic changes in the air and earth, camcorders, cameras, electro-magnetic and ultrasound meters, electronic voice recorders, motion detectors, thermometers ( and mediums.
When I brought my dowsing rods in, they twitched and picked up a lot of nasty, disruptive energy which has become static and embedded in the walls.
To date, the department has mapped about 625 miles of the approximately 2,500 miles of water mains in its territory using various pieces of equipment to confirm water line locations including traditional pipe locators, sound locators, dowsing rods, metal detectors, potholing and probing.
Montz distributes equipment - thermometers, compasses, a video camera, a magnetometer (to detect changes in electrical fields that indicate a ghost is hanging around) and dowsing rods (Y-shaped devices that have been used in the occult since the Middle Ages).
My other writing requires me to peek through parish keyholes and to bring dowsing rods on church grounds in search of the living waters of good service.
I'll be taking my dowsing rods, which are very sensitive to this kind of energy, and Gary will be using his own ability to see into other worlds.
He used to carry a pair of Lshaped dowsing rods, which he called the Rod of Moses, to answer questions from students, find concentration of energy fields or, perhaps, even locate missing objects.
More recently, dowsing rods have also been made of two separate metal rods, as in the Wootton Wawen case.
Dowsing means using a simple pendulum or a pair of dowsing rods to identify energy within the home.