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1. Measurement of temperature.
2. The technology of temperature measurement.

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

the branch of physics dealing with the measurement of temperature.
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the branch of physics that deals with the measurement of temperature. — thermometric, adj.
See also: Heat
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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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