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

Words that rhyme with pyrometer

accelerometer, anemometer, barometer, gasometer, geometer, manometer, micrometer, milometer, olfactometer, optometer, pedometer, photometer, speedometer, swingometer, tachometer, thermometer

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