thermopile

NOUN
  1. a kind of thermometer for measuring heat radiation; consists of several thermocouple junctions in series
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How To Use thermopile In A Sentence

  • A collection of thermocouples is called a thermopile.
  • The thermopile used a stack of tightly packed metal plates to amplify the photoelectric signal.
  • In 1829, Nobili invented the thermopile, and it was improved in 1852 by Melloni.
  • According to the principle of thermopile, and the three-dimensional loop wire laying is substituted by new-style plane wire laying.
  • On the thermal side are thermocouples, thermopiles, bolometers, and pneumatic detectors.
  • We have no time or space here to describe Professor Langley's "bolometer;" it must suffice to say that it seems to stand to the thermopile much as that does to the thermometer. Scientific American Supplement, No. 443, June 28, 1884
  • On the thermal side are thermocouples, thermopiles, bolometers, and pneumatic detectors.
  • Using a thermopile and galvanometer, he demonstrated that UV rays from an arc lamp are several orders of magnitude more lethal than visible rays.
  • A thermopile is a unit that is mounted so that it is in the pilot light flame. Radiant heating
  • He testified that as a result of this he applied soap and water to both the furnace connections and the hot water tank pilot connection where he had replaced the thermopile a few weeks previously.
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