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thermograph

[thur-muh-graf, -grahf] /ˈθɜr məˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun
1.
a thermometer that records the temperatures it measures.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; thermo- + -graph
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Examples from the web for thermograph
  • thermograph data revealed that some portions of the lake were warmer than others.
  • thermograph is an instrument that continuously records variations of temperature on a chart.
  • Water temperature was recorded daily on a thermograph.
British Dictionary definitions for thermograph

thermograph

/ˈθɜːməʊˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
a type of thermometer that produces a continuous record of a fluctuating temperature
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Word Origin and History for thermograph
n.

1840, from thermo- + -graph "instrument for recording; something written." Related: Thermographic.

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thermograph in Medicine

thermograph ther·mo·graph (thûr'mə-grāf')
n.

  1. A thermometer that records the temperature it indicates.

  2. The apparatus used in diagnostic thermography.

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