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thermopile

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noun ther·mo·pile \ˈthər-mə-ˌpī(-ə)l\

Definition of thermopile

  1. :  an apparatus consisting of thermocouples combined so as to multiply the effect and used for generating electric currents or determining intensities of radiation



Origin of thermopile

4pile


First Known Use: 1849


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