Definition of pyrometer in English:

pyrometer

noun

  • An instrument for measuring high temperatures, especially in furnaces and kilns.

    ‘radiation pyrometer’
    ‘optical pyrometer’
    • ‘On the manual EZ Beader-S, a built-in pyrometer shows temperature.’
    • ‘But when we measure the temperature of the flame with a pyrometer, we verify, obviously, that the apparatus doesn't affect it.’
    • ‘Radiation thermometers are a more recent version of the optical pyrometer.’
    • ‘Wedgwood was elected a Royal Society Fellow in 1783, primarily for inventing the pyrometer to measure oven temperatures.’

Pronunciation:

pyrometer

/pʌɪˈrɒmɪtə/