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thermoelectrometer

[thur-moh-i-lek-trom-i-ter, -ee-lek-]
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noun Electricity.
  1. an instrument for measuring a charge or voltage by means of the heat it produces in a resistance.

Origin of thermoelectrometer

First recorded in 1835–45; thermo- + electrometer
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  • In 1838 Riess constructed his electrical air-thermometer (the thermoelectrometer).

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