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pyrometer Line breaks: pyr|om¦eter
Pronunciation: /pʌɪˈrɒmɪtə/

Definition of pyrometer in English:


An instrument for measuring high temperatures, especially in furnaces and kilns: radiation pyrometer optical pyrometer
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  • 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.


Pronunciation: /pʌɪrəˈmɛtrɪk/
Example sentences
  • Tempering is carried out to an increasing extent under pyrometric control in oil, salt or lead baths.
Pronunciation: /pʌɪrəˈmɛtrɪk(ə)li/
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  • All these indicated issues also hold for light-pipe sensors, which pyrometrically sense the temperature indirectly from underneath the susceptor setup.
Pronunciation: /pʌɪˈrɒmɪtri/
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  • 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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