Synonyms and Antonyms for mercury-in-glass-thermometer

1. 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

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2. 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

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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

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7. glass (n.)

the quantity a glass will hold

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8. glass (n.)

a small refracting telescope

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9. in (adv.)

to or toward the inside of

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10. in (n.)

a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot

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