Term



0



[watch]
Term: Thermometer Class:  
 vernacular   (0%)
Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
Contributed by GCW Glossary

Permalink:
  n2t.net/ark:/99152/h3625

Definition: Instrument which measures the temperature.  WMOMeteoterm 

An instrument for measuring temperature by utilizing the variation of the physical properties of substances according to their thermal states. Thermometers may be classified into six types according to their construction: gas thermometer, liquid-in-glass thermometer, deformation thermometer, electrical thermometer, liquid-in- metal thermometer, and sonic thermometer.  AMSglossary 

 GCW 
Examples: