AEthrioscope
AEthrioscope [AE]"thri*o*scope, n. [Gr. ? clear + ? to observe.] An instrument consisting in part of a differential thermometer. It is used for measuring changes of temperature produced by different conditions of the sky, as when clear or clouded. [1913 Webster]

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