|an accurate type of thermometer in which temperature is calculated from the resistance of a coil of wire (usually of platinum) or of a semiconductor placed at the point at which the temperature is to be measured|
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resistance thermometer n.
A device measuring temperature by the change of the electrical resistance of a metal wire.