\\ˈēthrēəˌskōp, ˈe-\ noun
Etymology: Greek aithrios clear + English -scope
: an instrument consisting in part of a differential thermometer for measuring changes of temperature produced by different conditions of the sky

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aethrioscope /ēˈthri-ō-skōp or -ə-/
An instrument for measuring the minute variations of temperature due to the condition of the sky
ORIGIN: Gr aithriā the open sky, and skopeein to look at

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