Synonyms

1. mercury-in-glass_clinical_thermometer

noun. 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.

Synonyms

  • mercury-in-glass thermometer
  • clinical thermometer

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Example sentences of the word mercury-thermometer


1. Noun Phrase
* Digital: Digital thermometers now replace the glass mercury thermometers of your childhood.

2. Noun Phrase
Never put a broken mercury thermometer in the trash, and keep your children away from the contaminated area.

3. Noun Phrase
For example, digital thermometers remove the threat of a broken mercury thermometer.

4. Noun Phrase
Historically, mercury thermometers have been used for nearly all temperature measurements because of their accuracy and low cost.

2. mercury-in-glass_thermometer

noun. 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

  • thermometer
  • clinical thermometer
  • mercury-in-glass clinical thermometer
  • mercury thermometer
  • Beckman thermometer

Antonyms

  • dry-bulb thermometer

3. mercury-contaminated

adjective. contaminated by mercury.

Antonyms

  • pure

4. mercury-vapor_lamp

noun. ultraviolet lamp that emits a strong bluish light (rich in ultraviolet radiation) as electric current passes through mercury vapor.

Synonyms

  • sunlamp
  • quartz lamp
  • ultraviolet source
  • ultraviolet lamp
  • sun-ray lamp
  • sunray lamp

5. thermometer

noun. ['θɝˈmɑːmətɝ'] measuring instrument for measuring temperature.

Synonyms

  • maximum and minimum thermometer
  • dry-bulb thermometer
  • Reaumur thermometer
  • resistance thermometer
  • platinum thermometer
  • measuring device
  • oven thermometer
  • reversing thermometer
  • mercury-in-glass thermometer
  • alcohol thermometer
  • self-registering thermometer
  • electric thermometer
  • capillary
  • gas thermometer
  • thermel
  • thermograph
  • cryometer
  • capillary tubing
  • air thermometer
  • wet-bulb thermometer
  • candy thermometer
  • measuring system
  • measuring instrument
  • thermocouple
  • telethermometer
  • meat thermometer
  • thermometrograph
  • mercury thermometer
  • pyrometer
  • thermoelectric thermometer
  • thermocouple junction
  • Centigrade thermometer
  • capillary tube
  • Fahrenheit thermometer
  • thermopile

Antonyms

  • dry-bulb thermometer
  • thick

Etymology

  • thermomètre (French)

6. mercury

noun. ['ˈmɝːkjɝi'] a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures.

Synonyms

  • metallic element
  • Hg
  • atomic number 80
  • mercurous chloride
  • calomel
  • hydrargyrum
  • cinnabar
  • metal

Antonyms

  • hotness
  • cool
  • warm
  • cold

Etymology

  • Mercury (English)
  • Mercurius (Latin)

7. mercury

noun. ['ˈmɝːkjɝi'] temperature measured by a mercury thermometer.

Antonyms

  • achromatic

Etymology

  • Mercury (English)
  • Mercurius (Latin)

8. Mercury

noun. the smallest planet and the nearest to the sun.

Etymology

  • Mercurius (Latin)
  • mercurius (Latin)
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