RADIOMICROMETER

radiomicrometer

(noun) radiometer that is extremely sensitive

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

radiomicrometer (plural radiomicrometers)

a device used to measure small changes in radiant heat, or in temperature

Source: Wiktionary


Ra`di*o*mi*crom"e*ter, n. Etym: [Radio- + micrometer.] (Physics)

Definition: A very sensitive modification or application of the thermopile, used for indicating minute changes of radiant heat, or temperature.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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