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[pahy-roh-foh-tom-i-ter] /ˌpaɪ roʊ foʊˈtɒm ɪ tər/

noun, Physics.
a form of pyrometer that measures temperature by optical or photometric means.
a type of pyrometer in which the temperature of an incandescent body is determined by photometric measurement of the light it emits


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