Otheoscope
Otheoscope O"the*o*scope, n. [Gr. ? to push + -scope.] (Physics) An instrument for exhibiting the repulsive action produced by light or heat in an exhausted vessel; a modification of the radiometer. --W. Crookes. [1913 Webster]

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  • othéoscope — (entrée créée par le supplément) (o té o sko p ) s. m. Instrument propre à mesurer une force d impulsion, une poussée. •   M. Crookes [à propos du radiomètre] a combiné un nouvel appareil utilisant au maximum l effet calorique ; l othéoscope… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • otheoscope — ˈōthēəˌskōp noun Etymology: Greek ōthein to push + English o + scope more at endosmosis : an instrument for exhibiting the pressure exerted by light or other radiation in an exhausted vessel compare radiometer * * * otheoscope (ˈəʊθiːəʊskəʊp) [f …   Useful english dictionary

  • otheoscope — othe·o·scope …   English syllables

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