thermocouple

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From thermo- +‎ couple.

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thermocouple (plural thermocouples)

  1. (physics) A transducer consisting of two different metals welded together at each end; a voltage is produced that is proportional to the difference in temperature between the two junctions (one of which is normally held at a known temperature)

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