otheoscope

noun
othe·​o·​scope | \ ˈōthēəˌskōp \

Definition of otheoscope

: an instrument for exhibiting the pressure exerted by light or other radiation in an exhausted vessel — compare radiometer

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History and Etymology for otheoscope

Greek ōthein to push + English -o- + -scope

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“Otheoscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/otheoscope. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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