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    thermocouple

    thermocouple - Dictionary definition and meaning for word thermocouple

    Definition
    (noun) a kind of thermometer consisting of two wires of different metals that are joined at both ends; one junction is at the temperature to be measured and the other is held at a fixed lower temperature; the current generated in the circuit is proportional to the temperature difference
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for thermocouple

thermocouple -the end couple indicates that the it is a device consisting of wires of two different metals and thermo means it is related to the heat measurement such that an emf is producedwhen junction of wire are at diff. temp

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