Examples from the Web for thermocouple
When Frank examined the sun-powered tractor, he found that tiny platinum plates had been taken from the thermocouple units.The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun
I've been suffering the attentions of the damnedest collection of amateur nurses who ever handled a thermocouple, for over a week.The Lost Kafoozalum|Pauline Ashwell
She fastened two wires to two other wires, adjusted the lens, and the tips of the thermocouple glowed red.
Coblentz first studied the problem of heat production in the firefly, using a thermocouple as the measuring instrument.The Nature of Animal Light|E. Newton Harvey
The thermocouple glowed red, and electricity jumped in the copper veins, turning the metal bone into a magnet.
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A device for accurate measurement of temperature. A thermocouple consists of two dissimilar metals joined at two joints in a loop so that the difference in voltage can be measured. Because voltage changes in proportion to temperature, the voltage difference indicates temperature differences.