Pirani gauge

noun Pi·ra·ni gauge \pə̇ˈränē-\

Definition of Pirani gauge

  1. :  a hot-wire manometer in which the cooling effect on the filament is deduced from its lowered resistance

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Origin and Etymology of pirani gauge

after Marcello St. Pirani, born 1880 British physicist born in Germany

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a trip made at another's expense

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