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Meaning of MERCURY-IN-GLASS THERMOMETER

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  thermometer consisting of mercury contained in a bulb at the bottom of a graduated sealed glass capillary tube marked in degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit; mercury expands with a rise in temperature causing a thin thread of mercury to rise in the tube
 
 Synonyms: mercury thermometer
 
 See Also: Beckman thermometer, bulb, clinical thermometer, mercury-in-glass clinical thermometer, thermometer

 

 

 

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