pyrometer

[pahy-rom-i-ter]

Origin of pyrometer

First recorded in 1740–50; pyro- + -meter
Related formspy·ro·met·ric [pahy-ruh-me-trik] /ˌpaɪ rəˈmɛ trɪk/, py·ro·met·ri·cal, adjectivepy·ro·met·ri·cal·ly, adverbpy·rom·e·try, noun
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pyrometer

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 Formspyrometric (ˌpaɪrəʊˈmɛtrɪk) or pyrometrical, adjectivepyrometrically, adverbpyrometry, noun
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