Thermopile meaning

thûrmə-pīl
A device consisting of a number of thermocouples connected in series or parallel, used for measuring temperature or generating current.
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A device consisting of a series of thermocouples, used for measuring minute changes in temperature or for generating thermoelectric current.
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A device consisting of a number of thermocouples connected in series or parallel, used for measuring temperature or generating current.
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An electronic device that converts thermal energy into electrical energy. Usually constructed using a series-combination of thermocouples.
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Origin of thermopile

  • thermo– pile

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition