hot-wire instrument

hot-wire instrument

[′hät ¦wīr ′in·strə·mənt]
(engineering)
An instrument that depends for its operation on the expansion by heat of a wire carrying a current.
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The NIST data were measured with an absolute transient hot-wire instrument and are the only data available on the PDMS sample at temperatures above 420 K.