alcohol-in-glass thermometer

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  • alcohol-in-glass thermometer — noun thermometer consisting of a glass capillary tube marked with degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit and containing alcohol which rises or falls as it expands or contracts with changes in temperature • Syn: ↑alcohol thermometer • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mercury-in-glass thermometer — Closeup of a maximum thermometer. The break in the column of mercury is visible. A mercury in glass thermometer, also known as a mercury thermometer, was invented by German physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit in 1724 and is a thermometer… …   Wikipedia

  • alcohol thermometer — noun thermometer consisting of a glass capillary tube marked with degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit and containing alcohol which rises or falls as it expands or contracts with changes in temperature • Syn: ↑alcohol in glass thermometer • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thermometer — A clinical mercury in glass thermometer …   Wikipedia

  • Alcohol thermometer — The Alcohol thermometer or Spirit thermometer is an alternative to the Mercury in glass thermometer, and functions in a similar way. An organic liquid is contained in a glass bulb which is connected to a capillary of the same glass and the end is …   Wikipedia

  • alcohol thermometer — a liquid in glass thermometer in which alcohol is the liquid used …   Medical dictionary

  • Thermometer — Ther*mom e*ter (th[ e]r*m[o^]m [ e]*t[ e]r), n. [Thermo + meter: cf. F. thermom[ e]tre. See {Thermal}.] (Physics) An instrument for measuring temperature, founded on the principle that changes of temperature in bodies are accompanied by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thermometer — ► NOUN ▪ an instrument for measuring and indicating temperature, typically consisting of a graduated glass tube containing mercury or alcohol which expands when heated …   English terms dictionary

  • thermometer — [thər mäm′ət ər] n. [Fr thermomètre: see THERMO & METER] 1. an instrument for measuring temperatures, consisting of a graduated glass tube with a sealed, capillary bore in which mercury, colored alcohol, etc. rises or falls as it expands or… …   English World dictionary

  • Thermometer — A device used to measure the temperature of gaseous, liquid or solid matter or of a chemical reaction such as fire. Temperature measurement is important to a wide range of activities, including industry, scientific research, and health care. In… …   Medical dictionary

  • thermometer — noun Etymology: French thermomètre, from Greek thermē heat + French o + mètre meter more at therm Date: 1633 an instrument for determining temperature; especially one consisting of a glass bulb attached to a fine tube of glass with a numbered… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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