calorimeter calorimeter

Definition(s):

  • (n) a measuring instrument that determines quantities of heat

Usage(s):

  1. But it was a man-sized calorimeter with all the fixings, and subjects would sometimes stay in it for a week or two, living on scientifically controlled rations and producing .
  2. Then he entered a calorimeter, an insulated cabinet in which the temperature could be controlled over a range of 72 to 96, and in which the amount of heat radiated by the .

News

  • Nobel physics: A closer look at the Higgs boson

    FILE - This undated image made available by CERN shows a typical candidate event in the search for the Higgs boson, including two high-energy photons whose energy (depicted by red lines) is measured in the CMS electromagnetic calorimeter.
    on October 8, 2013     Source: KHON 2 Honolulu

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