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pyrometer

[pahy-rom-i-ter] /paɪˈrɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
an apparatus for measuring high temperatures that uses the radiation emitted by a hot body as a basis for measurement.
Origin
1740-1750
1740-50; pyro- + -meter
Related forms
pyrometric
[pahy-ruh-me-trik] /ˌpaɪ rəˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
pyrometrical, adjective
pyrometrically, adverb
pyrometry, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pyrometrical

pyrometer

/paɪˈrɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring high temperatures, esp by measuring the brightness (optical pyrometer) or total quantity (radiation pyrometer) of the radiation produced by the source. Other types include the resistance thermometer and the thermocouple
Derived Forms
pyrometric (ˌpaɪrəʊˈmɛtrɪk), pyrometrical, adjective
pyrometrically, adverb
pyrometry, noun
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