pyrophotometer

noun

py·​ro·​photometer
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: an optical pyrometer in which light from an incandescent body whose temperature is to be measured is passed through ruby glass and the red rays thus isolated are compared with those similarly received from a standard flame compare pyrometer

Word History

Etymology

pyr- + photometer

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“Pyrophotometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyrophotometer. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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