attached thermometer

attached thermometer

[ə′tacht thər′mäm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A thermometer which is attached to an instrument to determine its operating temperature.
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The most fascinating feature of all is that the car can send information on traffic conditions by its ongoing speed or detailed weather information in the area it is going though by the movement of its windshield wipers and an attached thermometer, the planners said.
Researchers attached thermometers to the scrotums of nine men and measured their temperature while they walked in the open air and again while they drove for 160 minutes in a car.