mercury thermometer


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mercury thermometer

[′mər·kyə·rē thər′mäm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A liquid-in-glass thermometer or a liquid-in-metal thermometer using mercury as the liquid.
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This reduction may reflect the decreasing availability of mercury thermometers.
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