Definition of Pyrheliometer

1. n. An instrument for measuring the direct heating effect of the sun's rays.



Definition of Pyrheliometer

1. Noun. A device that measures the intensity of solar radiation received on the surface of the earth ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pyrheliometer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyrheliometer

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pyrgom
pyrheliometer (current term)
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pyridinamine
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pyridine
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Literary usage of Pyrheliometer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Sun's Radiation and Other Solar Phenomena: In Continuation by Frank Hagar Bigelow (1918)
"Taking these in connection with the pyrheliometer readings in the zenith at Mt. ... The data derived by the self-registering pyrheliometer carried on ..."

2. A Treatise on the Sun's Radiation and Other Solar Phenomena: In Continuation by Frank Hagar Bigelow (1918)
"Taking these in connection with the pyrheliometer readings in the zenith at Mt. ... The data derived by the self-registering pyrheliometer carried on ..."

3. A Meteorological Treatise on the Circulation and Radiation in the by Frank Hagar Bigelow (1915)
"The pyrheliometer. This instrument consists of a chamber for receiving a bundle of ... The earliest form of pyrheliometer, by Pouillet, 1838, consisted of a ..."

4. A Meteorological Treatise on the Circulation and Radiation in the by Frank Hagar Bigelow (1915)
"The pyrheliometer. This instrument consists of a chamber for receiving a bundle of ... The earliest form of pyrheliometer, by Pouillet, 1838, consisted of a ..."

5. America on the Ice: Antarctic Policy Issues by Frank G. Klotz (1998)
"... NSF Photo A scientist at the South Pole Station adjusts a pyrheliometer, an instrument for measuring the total intensity of the sun's energy radiation. ..."

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