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pyrometer

Syllabification: py·rom·e·ter
Pronunciation: /pīˈrämədər
 
/

Definition of pyrometer in English:

noun

An instrument for measuring high temperatures, especially in furnaces and kilns.
Example sentences
  • Wedgwood was elected a Royal Society Fellow in 1783, primarily for inventing the pyrometer to measure oven temperatures.
  • Radiation thermometers are a more recent version of the optical pyrometer.
  • On the manual EZ Beader-S, a built-in pyrometer shows temperature.

Derivatives

pyrometric

1
Pronunciation: /ˌpīrōˈmetrik/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Tempering is carried out to an increasing extent under pyrometric control in oil, salt or lead baths.

pyrometrically

2
Pronunciation: /ˌpīrōˈmetrik(ə)lē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • All these indicated issues also hold for light-pipe sensors, which pyrometrically sense the temperature indirectly from underneath the susceptor setup.

pyrometry

3
noun
Example sentences
  • Temperatures reported for incremental steps are as calibrated by optical pyrometry in the case of furnace experiments.

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