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pyrophotometer

[pahy-roh-foh-tom-i-ter] /ˌpaɪ roʊ foʊˈtɒm ɪ tər/
noun, Physics.
1.
a form of pyrometer that measures temperature by optical or photometric means.
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pyrophotometer

/ˌpaɪrəʊfəʊˈtɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
a type of pyrometer in which the temperature of an incandescent body is determined by photometric measurement of the light it emits
Derived Forms
pyrophotometry, noun
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