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pyrometric cone


noun

(in a kiln) a triangular piece of material that indicates by bending or melting that a certain temperature has been reached.

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Nearby words

pyromaniacal, pyrometallurgy, pyrometer, pyrometric, pyrometric bead, pyrometric cone, pyromorphite, pyromucic aldehyde, pyrone, pyronine, pyrope

Origin of pyrometric cone

First recorded in 1945–50
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