Definition of pyrometer in English:

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pyrometer

Pronunciation: /pīˈrämədər/

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

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

pyrometrically

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

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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Syllabification: py·rom·e·ter

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