[pahy-ruh-man-see] /ˈpaɪ rəˌmæn si/
divination by fire, or by forms appearing in fire.
divination by fire or flames
[pahy-rom-i-ter] /paɪˈrɒm ɪ tər/ noun 1. an apparatus for measuring high temperatures that uses the radiation emitted by a hot body as a basis for measurement. /paɪˈrɒmɪtə/ noun 1. an instrument for measuring high temperatures, esp by measuring the brightness (optical pyrometer) or total quantity (radiation pyrometer) of the radiation produced by the source. Other […]
[pahy-ruh-met-l-ur-jee] /ˌpaɪ rəˈmɛt lˌɜr dʒi/ noun 1. the process or technique of refining ores with heat so as to accelerate chemical reactions or to melt the metallic or nonmetallic content. /ˌpaɪrəʊmɛˈtælədʒɪ; -ˈmɛtəˌlɜːdʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of metallurgy involving processes performed at high temperatures, including sintering, roasting, smelting, casting, refining, alloying, and heat treatment
noun 1. (in a kiln) a ball of material that indicates by changing color that a certain temperature has been reached.
noun 1. (in a kiln) a triangular piece of material that indicates by bending or melting that a certain temperature has been reached.