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MERCURY-IN-GLASS THERMOMETER noun
Definition of 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: mercury thermometer
Source: Princeton University Wordnet