Definition of Thermojunction

1. Noun. A junction between two dissimilar metals across which a voltage appears.

Generic synonyms: Conjunction, Junction



Definition of Thermojunction

1. n. A junction of two dissimilar conductors used to produce a thermoelectric current, as in one form of pyrometer; a thermocouple.

Definition of Thermojunction

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Medical Definition of Thermojunction

1. A device for measuring slight changes in temperature, consisting of two wires of different metals, one wire being kept at a certain low temperature, the other in the tissue or other material whose temperature is to be measured; a thermoelectric current is set up which is measured by a potentiometer. Synonym: thermojunction. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thermojunction

thermogravimetrically
thermogravimetry
thermohaline
thermohaline circulation
thermohardening
thermohydrometer
thermohydrometers
thermohydrometric
thermohyperalgesia
thermohyperesthesia
thermohypesthesia
thermohypoesthesia
thermoinhibitory
thermointegrator
thermojet
thermojunction (current term)
thermojunctions
thermokarst
thermokarsts
thermokeratoplasty
thermokinetic
thermolabile
thermolabile opsonin
thermolabilities
thermolability
thermolamp
thermolectric
thermologist
thermologists
thermology

Literary usage of Thermojunction

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1. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy and Telephony by John Ambrose Fleming (1916)
"If oscillations are passed through the constantan wire it is heated, and an EMF is created in the thermojunction. This last is connected to a low-resistance ..."

2. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy and Telephony by John Ambrose Fleming (1919)
"If oscillations are passed through the constantan wire it is heated, and an EMF is created in the thermojunction. This last is connected to a low-resistance ..."

3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1904)
"The CHAIRMAN said that a thermopile had been used many years ago in a similar way to that in which the thermojunction had been used by Mr. Duddell, ..."

4. Electric Arcs: Experiments Upon Arcs Between Different Electrodes in Various by Clement Dexter Child (1913)
"Nothing would seem simpler than to insert a thermometer or thermojunction in the mercury vapor and observe its temperature. There are, indeed, several who ..."

5. Electric Arcs: Experiments Upon Arcs Between Different Electrodes in Various by Clement Dexter Child (1913)
"Nothing would seem simpler than to insert a thermometer or thermojunction in the mercury vapor and observe its temperature. There are, indeed, several who ..."

6. Page's Engineering Weekly (1904)
"By this means about 2 in. of the thermojunction wires were immersed. These were insulated from one another by a capillary procelain tube through which one ..."

7. Popular Science Monthly (1914)
"... a fluorite window, Fr and is brought to focus upon the receiver, E, of the thermocouple- where the rays are absorbed thus heating the thermojunction. ..."

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