telephotometer

[ tel-uh-foh-tom-i-ter ]
/ ˌtɛl ə foʊˈtɒm ɪ tər /

noun

an instrument for measuring the amount of light emanating from a distant object.

Nearby words

  1. telephony,
  2. telephoto,
  3. telephoto lens,
  4. telephotograph,
  5. telephotography,
  6. teleplasm,
  7. teleplay,
  8. telepoint,
  9. teleport,
  10. teleportation

Origin of telephotometer

First recorded in 1925–30; tele-1 + photometer

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