carbon resistance thermometer

carbon resistance thermometer

[′kär·bən ri¦zis·təns thər‚mäm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A highly sensitive resistance thermometer for measuring temperatures in the range 0.05-20 K; capable of measuring temperature changes of the order 10-5 degree.
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