temperature profile recorder

temperature profile recorder

[′tem·prə·chər ¦prō‚fīl ri‚kȯrd·ər]
(engineering)
A portable instrument for measuring temperature as a function of depth in shallow water, particularly in lakes, in which a thermistor element transmits data over an electrical cable to a recording drum and depth is measured by the amount of wire paid out.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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