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thermograph

[ thur-muh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈθɜr məˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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noun

a thermometer that records the temperatures it measures.

Nearby words

thermogenesis, thermogenetic, thermogenic, thermogeography, thermogram, thermograph, thermographic, thermography, thermoinhibitory, thermojunction, thermolabile

Origin of thermograph

First recorded in 1830–40; thermo- + -graph
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British Dictionary definitions for thermograph

thermograph

/ (ˈθɜːməʊˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun

a type of thermometer that produces a continuous record of a fluctuating temperature
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Word Origin and History for thermograph

thermograph


n.

1840, from thermo- + -graph "instrument for recording; something written." Related: Thermographic.

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Medicine definitions for thermograph

thermograph

[ thûrmə-grăf′ ]

n.

A thermometer that records the temperature it indicates.
The apparatus used in diagnostic thermography.
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