pyrometer

noun
py·rom·e·ter | \pī-ˈrä-mə-tər \

Definition of pyrometer 

: an instrument for measuring temperatures especially when beyond the range of mercurial thermometers

Other Words from pyrometer

pyrometric \ˌpī-rə-ˈme-trik \ adjective
pyrometrically \ˌpī-rə-ˈme-tri-k(ə-)lē \ adverb
pyrometry \pī-ˈrä-mə-trē \ noun

First Known Use of pyrometer

1791, in the meaning defined above

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