thermoelement

noun
ther·​mo·​el·​e·​ment | \ ˌthər-mō-ˈe-lə-mənt How to pronounce thermoelement (audio) \

Definition of thermoelement

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

First Known Use of thermoelement

circa 1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Thermoelement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thermoelement. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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