[ thur-muh-fohn ]
/ ˈθɜr məˌfoʊn /
an electroacoustic transducer that forms sound waves by the expansion and contraction of the air adjacent to a conductor that varies in temperature according to the magnitude of the current passing through it; formerly used to calibrate microphones.
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