bathythermograph

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noun bathy·ther·mo·graph \-ˈthər-mə-ˌgraf\

Definition of bathythermograph

  1. :  an instrument designed to record water temperature as a function of depth

Origin and Etymology of bathythermograph

bathy- + thermograph


First Known Use: 1938


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