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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bolometer  \Bo*lom"e*ter\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  a  stroke,  ray  +  -meter.] 
  (Physics) 
  An  instrument  for  measuring  minute  quantities  of  radiant 
  heat,  especially  in  different  parts  of  the  spectrum;  -- 
  called  also  {actinic  balance},  {thermic  balance}.  --S.  P. 
  Langley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bolometer 
  n  :  measures  heat  radiation;  extremely  sensitive 




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