thermoelement

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noun ther·mo·el·e·ment \-ˈe-lə-mənt\

Definition of thermoelement

  1. :  a device for measuring small currents consisting of a wire heating element and a thermocouple in electrical contact with it

Circa 1888

First Known Use of thermoelement

circa 1888


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