thermojunction love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The point of contact between two dissimilar metals in a thermocouple at which a thermoelectric current is produced.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun There are two such points in the circuit of a thermo-element. It is upon the difference of temperature of the two junctions for a given pair of metals that the electromotive force of the element depends.
  • noun The point of union of the two metals of a thermo-electric couple.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Elec.) A junction of two dissimilar conductors used to produce a thermoelectric current, as in one form of pyrometer; a thermocouple.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a junction between two dissimilar metals across which a voltage appears


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