Meaning of BOLOMETER in English

— bolometric /boh'leuh me"trik/ , adj. — bolometrically , adv.

/boh lom"i teuhr, beuh-/ , n. Physics.

a device for measuring minute amounts of radiant energy by determining the changes of resistance in an electric conductor caused by changes in its temperature.

[ 1880-85; bol ( é ) ray + -o- + -METER ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .