py·​rom·​e·​ter | \ pī-ˈrä-mə-tər How to pronounce pyrometer (audio) \

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 How to pronounce pyrometric (audio) \ adjective
pyrometrically \ ˌpī-​rə-​ˈme-​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce pyrometrically (audio) \ adverb
pyrometry \ pī-​ˈrä-​mə-​trē How to pronounce pyrometry (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of pyrometer

1791, in the meaning defined above

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“Pyrometer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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