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 (n.)

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


3. in (adv.)

to or toward the inside of


4. 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


5. in (n.)

a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot


6. Mercury (n.)

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


7. Mercury (n.)

the smallest planet and the nearest to the sun


8. mercury (n.)

temperature measured by a mercury thermometer


9. built-in (adj.)

existing as an essential constituent or characteristic

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10. fill-in (n.)

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