thermometry


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ther·mom·e·try

 (thər-mŏm′ĭ-trē)
n.
1. Measurement of temperature.
2. The technology of temperature measurement.

ther′mo·met′ric (thûr′mō-mĕt′rĭk) adj.

thermometry

(θəˈmɒmɪtrɪ)
n
(General Physics) the branch of physics concerned with the measurement of temperature and the design and use of thermometers and pyrometers
thermometric, ˌthermoˈmetrical adj
ˌthermoˈmetrically adv

ther•mom•e•try

(θərˈmɒm ɪ tri)

n.
the branch of physics dealing with the measurement of temperature.
[1855–60]

thermometry

the branch of physics that deals with the measurement of temperature. — thermometric, adj.
See also: Heat
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thermometry - the measurement of temperature
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
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Axillary thermometry outperformed both rectal and temporal artery thermometry in 205 newborns aged 12-72 hours in a study performed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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