contouring temperature recorder

contouring temperature recorder

[′kän‚tu̇r·iŋ ′tem·prə·chər ri‚kȯrd·ər]
(engineering)
A device that records data from temperature sensors towed behind a ship and then plots the vertical distribution of isotherms on a continuous basis.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.