Definition of pyrometer in English:

pyrometer

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

noun

An instrument for measuring high temperatures, especially in furnaces and kilns: radiation pyrometer optical pyrometer
More 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: /-rəˈmɛtrɪk/
adjective
More example sentences
  • Tempering is carried out to an increasing extent under pyrometric control in oil, salt or lead baths.

pyrometrically

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

pyrometry

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

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