resistance thermometer

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resistance thermometer

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(General Physics) an accurate type of thermometer in which temperature is calculated from the resistance of a coil of wire (usually of platinum) or of a semiconductor placed at the point at which the temperature is to be measured
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Noun1.resistance thermometer - thermometer that measures temperature by changes in the resistance of a spiral of platinum wire
thermometer - measuring instrument for measuring temperature
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