from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A thermometer that records the temperature it indicates.
  • n. The apparatus used in diagnostic thermography.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A thermometer which records the temperature.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An instrument for automatically recording indications of the variation of temperature.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An automatic self-registering thermometer.

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

  • n. medical instrument that uses an infrared camera to reveal temperature variations on the surface of the body
  • n. a thermometer that records temperature variations on a graph as a function of time


thermo- + graph (Wiktionary)


  • Suddenly the quill on the thermograph began to vibrate.

    I, TOO, DREAM....

  • Tom adjusted the thermograph potentiometer to zero deflection and checked the circuit once more.

    I, TOO, DREAM....

  • The young inventor stared at the thermograph, his heart thumping wildly.

    I, TOO, DREAM....

  • A wire led from the instrument to a thermograph in the laboratory.

    I, TOO, DREAM....

  • The heat, which was now intense (I looked at the thermograph which hung from the ceiling; it registered 84┬║F.), did not seem to be sufficient for its mysterious contents.

    The South Pole~ A Day at Framheim

  • I withdrew as far as possible from the range, sat down on the floor itself, and fixed my eyes on the thermograph.

    The South Pole~ A Day at Framheim

  • In the kitchen were hung our two mercury barometers, four aneroids, barograph, thermograph, and one thermometer.

    The South Pole~ Depot Journeys

  • In the instrument-screen we had a thermograph, hygrometer, and thermometers.

    The South Pole~ Depot Journeys

  • At first the clockwork of the hygrograph would not go at all, as the oil had become thick, and it was not until this had been removed by prolonged severe heating (baking in the oven for several days) that it could be set going; but then it had to be used for the thermograph, the mechanism of which was broken, so that no registration was obtained of the humidity of the air.

    The South Pole~ Remarks on the Meteorological Observations at Framheim

  • A thermometer, a hygrometer, and the other thermograph were placed in a screen on high posts, and with louvred sides, which stood at a distance of fifteen yards to the south-west of the house.

    The South Pole~ Remarks on the Meteorological Observations at Framheim


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