Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to bolometry
  • adj. as measured using a bolometer

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of or pertaining to a bolometer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or indicated by the bolometer: as, bolometric measures.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to a bolometer

Etymologies

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bolo- + -metric

Examples

  • As to the eye, we have reason to believe, from the bolometric observations of LANGLEY (1888), that the mean wave-length of the visual curve of intensity nearly coincides with that of the true intensity-curve, a conclusion easily understood from

    Lectures on Stellar Statistics

  • Its visible portion covers a range of about one octave; bolometric indications already in 1884 comprised between three and four.

    A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century Fourth Edition

  • Confirmatory evidence of the extraordinary promptitude with which our satellite parts with heat already to some extent appropriated, was afforded by Professor Langley's bolometric observations at Allegheny of the partial eclipse of September 23,

    A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century Fourth Edition

  • [3] The star is also somewhat less luminous in comparison, with a total bolometric luminosity of 81 percent that of our Sun.

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  • At the compromise distance of 570 light years, the star has a total bolometric luminosity some 85,000 times that of the

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  • Because of their intrinsically red colors and dusty circumstellar envelopes, tracking the numbers and bolometric fluxes of AGB stars requires the NIR observations we propose here.

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  • The only mistake I can see is the 0.98 albedo of Venus-not sure where that came from, but the bolometric Bond albedo of Venus is

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  • I bought a microscope and peered into tissues, pollen cells, diatoms, ditch ooze; and pitied my clever and very talented grandmother who died ignorant of the family secrets revealed by 'totemism', ignorant of 'parthenogenesis' which proved so conclusively the truth of her own firm conviction, that the faults she deplored in her son's children were all inherited directly from her daughter-in-law, whom she detested; ignorant of the fact that the sun which she regarded as a dazzling yellow fire was by bolometric measures shown to be in reality of a restful, and refreshing blue color.

    At the Mercy of Tiberius

  • "However, as the result of delicate bolometric experiments, careful calculations, and consideration of conditions affecting the result which have not previously received so much attention, Professor Very has arrived at a different opinion; and actual observation has shown that there is very little indication of frost outside the frigid zones.

    To Mars via The Moon An Astronomical Story

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