meaning of bolometer

bolometer meaning in General Dictionary

An instrument for calculating min levels of radiant heat particularly in some other part of the spectrum called also actinic balance thermic stability

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  • a musical instrument that measures heat radiation; acutely painful and sensitive
  • a musical instrument for calculating minute degrees of radiant heat, especially in some other part of the range; -- labeled as additionally actinic balance, thermic stability.

bolometer - German to English

bolometer


bolometer meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A guitar for calculating moment quantities of radiant heat, especially in various areas of the range; -- labeled as also actinic balance, thermic balance.


Sentence Examples with the word bolometer

The infra-red requires special appliances; it has been examined visually by the help of phosphorescent plates (Becquerel), and with special photographic plates (Abney); but the most efficient way is to use the bolometer or radiomicrometer; by this means some 500 or 600 lines have been mapped.

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