from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An instrument for measuring the intensity of radiating heat or cold.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Physics), rare An instrument for measuring the intensity of heat radiating from a fire, or the cooling influence of bodies. It is a differential thermometer, having one bulb coated with gold or silver leaf.
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- noun dated ,(
physics) an early form of pyrometer
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- noun a pyrometer that uses the color of the light emitted by a hot object
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