thermocouple

thermocouple: see thermometer; thermoelectricity.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on thermocouple from Fact Monster:

  • thermometer - thermometer thermometer, instrument for measuring temperature. Galileo and Sanctorius devised ...
  • thermoelectricity - thermoelectricity thermoelectricity, direct conversion of heat into electric energy, or vice versa. ...
  • rhodium - rhodium rhodium , metallic chemical element; symbol Rh; at. no. 45; at. wt. 102.9055; m.p. about ...
  • rhenium - rhenium rhenium , metallic chemical element; symbol Re; at. no. 75; at. wt. 186.207; m.p. about ...
  • radiometer - radiometer radiometer , instrument for detection or measurement of electromagnetic radiation; the ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Physics