Definition of "thermopile" [ther•mo•pile]

  • (noun) A device consisting of a number of thermocouples connected in series or parallel, used for measuring temperature or generating current.

Use "thermopile" in a sentence

  • "A thermopile is a unit that is mounted so that it is in the pilot light flame."
  • ""thermopile," [1] succeeded in making the lunar heat sensible; and in"
  • "Tom had installed his invention on top of the great plane and also a highly sensitive thermopile to record any effect of solar radiation on the liquid oxygen."

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