Definition of Pyroscope

1. Noun. A pyrometer that uses the color of the light emitted by a hot object.

Exact synonyms: Optical Pyrometer
Generic synonyms: Pyrometer



Definition of Pyroscope

1. n. An instrument for measuring the intensity of heat radiating from a fire, or the cooling influence of bodies. It is a differential thermometer, having one bulb coated with gold or silver leaf.

Definition of Pyroscope

1. Noun. (dated),(physics) an early form of pyrometer ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyroscope

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Literary usage of Pyroscope

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1. Practical Pyrometry: The Theory, Calibration, and Use of Instruments for the by Ervin Sidney Ferry, Glenn Alfred Shook, Jacob Roland Collins (1917)
"The Shore pyroscope. — Various modifications of the Le Chatelier pyrometer ... In the Shore pyroscope, Figs. 59 and 60, the brightness of the image of the ..."

2. Practical Pyrometry: The Theory, Calibration, and Use of Instruments for the by Ervin Sidney Ferry, Glenn Alfred Shook, Jacob Roland Collins (1917)
"The Shore pyroscope. — Various modifications of the Le ... In the Shore pyroscope, Figs. 59 and 60, the brightness of the image of the source under ..."

3. Practical Pyrometry: The Theory, Calibration, and Use of Instruments for the by Ervin Sidney Ferry, Glenn Alfred Shook, Jacob Roland Collins (1920)
"The Shore pyroscope. — Various modifications of the Le Chatelier pyrometer ... In the Shore pyroscope, Figs. 59 and 60, the brightness of the image of the ..."

4. The Measurement of High Temperatures by George Kimball Burgess, Henri Le Chatelier (1912)
"Wedgwood's contraction pyroscope, the oldest among such instruments, presents to-day hardly more than an historic interest, for its use has been almost ..."

5. High-temperature Measurements by Henri Le Chatelier, Octave Boudouard (1912)
"Wedgwood's contraction pyroscope, the oldest among such instruments, presents to-day hardly more than an historic interest, for its use has been almost ..."

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