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telethermometer

[tel-uh-ther-mom-i-ter] /ˌtɛl ə θərˈmɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
any of various thermometers that indicate or record temperatures at a distance, as by means of an electric current.
Also called telethermoscope
[tel-uh-thur-muh-skohp] /ˌtɛl əˈθɜr məˌskoʊp/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; tele-1 + thermometer
Related forms
telethermometry, noun
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