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ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE THERMOMETER [2 records]

Record 1 2010-04-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Weather Stations and Meteorological Instruments and Equipment
DEF

A thermometer using a resistor as sensing element, whose resistance is an accurately known function of the temperature.

CONT

Resistance thermometer -also called electrical resistance thermometer- [is] a type of electrical thermometer in which the thermal element is a substance with an electrical resistance that varies with the temperature. Such thermometers can be made with very short time constants and are capable of very accurate measurements. They are commonly used in radiosondes.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Stations, instruments et équipements météorologiques
DEF

Thermomètre utilisant comme élément sensible une résistance dont la valeur est une fonction précise connue de la température.

OBS

thermomètre à résistance : terme normalisé par l'AFNOR.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Estaciones, instrumentos y equipos meteorológicos
DEF

Termómetro que utiliza como elemento sensible un resistor cuya resistencia es una función conocida precisa de la temperatura.

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Record 2 1990-04-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Radio Transmission and Reception
  • Radar, Radio Guidance and Goniometry

French

Domaine(s)
  • Émission et réception radio
  • Radar, radioguidage et radiogoniométrie

Spanish

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