HyperDic: thermometer

English > 1 sense of the word thermometer:
NOUNartifactthermometermeasuring instrument for measuring temperature
thermometer > pronunciation
Soundsthermaa'mahter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > thermometer: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningmeasuring instrument for measuring temperature.
Partscapillary, capillary tube, capillary tubingA tube of small internal diameter
NarrowerCentigrade thermometerA thermometer calibrated in degrees centigrade
Fahrenheit thermometerA thermometer calibrated in degrees Fahrenheit
Reaumur thermometerAn alcohol thermometer calibrated in degrees Reaumur
alcohol thermometer, alcohol-in-glass thermometerthermometer consisting of a glass capillary tube marked with degrees ... / degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit and containing alcohol which rises or falls as it expands or contracts with changes in temperature
candy thermometerA thermometer used to determine the temperature of candy syrups during cooking
cryometerA thermometer designed to measure low temperatures
dry-bulb thermometerAn ordinary thermometer with a dry bulb
gas thermometer, air thermometerthermometer that measures temperature by changes in the pressure of a gas kept at constant volume
maximum and minimum thermometerthermometer that records the highest and lowest temperatures reached during a period of time
meat thermometerA thermometer that is inserted into the center of a roast (with the top away from the heat / heat source)
mercury thermometer, mercury-in-glass thermometerthermometer consisting of mercury contained in a bulb at the bottom of a graduated sealed glass capillary tube marked in degrees ... / degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit
oven thermometerA thermometer that registers the temperature inside an oven
pyrometerA thermometer designed to measure high temperatures
resistance thermometer, platinum thermometerthermometer that measures temperature by changes in the resistance of a spiral of platinum wire
reversing thermometerA thermometer that registers the temperature in deep waters
self-registering thermometerA thermometer that records the temperature automatically
telethermometerA thermometer that registers the temperature at some distant point
thermocouple, thermocouple junctionA kind of thermometer consisting of two wires of different metals that are joined at both ends
thermoelectric thermometer, thermel, electric thermometerA thermometer that uses thermoelectric current to measure temperature
thermograph, thermometrographA thermometer that records temperature variations on a graph as a function of time
thermopileA kind of thermometer for measuring heat radiation
wet-bulb thermometerA thermometer with a bulb that is covered with moist muslin
Broadermeasuring instrument, measuring system, measuring deviceinstrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
Spanishtermometro, termómetro
Catalantermòmetre
Adjectivesthermometricof or relating to thermometry

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