Synonyms and Antonyms for mercury-in-glass clinical thermometer

1. mercury-in-glass clinical thermometer (n.)

a mercury thermometer designed to measure the temperature of the human body; graduated to cover a range a few degrees on either side of the normal body temperature


2. mercury-in-glass thermometer (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


3. built-in (adj.)

existing as an essential constituent or characteristic

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4. mercury (n.)

a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures


5. Mercury (n.)

the smallest planet and the nearest to the sun


6. Mercury (n.)

(Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes


7. mercury (n.)

temperature measured by a mercury thermometer


8. fill-in (n.)

someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)


9. in (adv.)

to or toward the inside of


10. in (n.)

a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot