Griffiths' method

Griffiths' method

[′grif·əths ‚meth·əd]
(thermodynamics)
A method of measuring the mechanical equivalent of heat in which the temperature rise of a known mass of water is compared with the electrical energy needed to produce this rise.
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Patrick Harrington QC, mitigating, said Griffiths' method of lifting Mr Gregory was "old-school nursing".