[ ther-mom-i-tree ]
/ θərˈmɒm ɪ tri /
the branch of physics dealing with the measurement of temperature.
the science of the construction and use of thermometers.
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Examples from the Web for thermometry
Many diverse applications of the interferometer have been developed, as, for example, in thermometry.Inventors at Work|George Iles
There are two scales used in thermometry, the Fahrenheit and the Centigrade.Dietetics for Nurses|Fairfax T. Proudfit
The expansion of mercury and other liquids is employed in thermometry.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
British Dictionary definitions for thermometry
/ (θəˈmɒmɪtrɪ) /
the branch of physics concerned with the measurement of temperature and the design and use of thermometers and pyrometers
Derived Formsthermometric (ˌθɜːməˈmɛtrɪk) or thermometrical, adjectivethermometrically, adverb
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Medicine definitions for thermometry
[ thər-mŏm′ĭ-trē ]
Measurement of temperature.
The technology of temperature measurement.
Related formsther′mo•met′ric (thûr′mō-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
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