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

Definition of pyrometer in English:


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.


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