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mercury thermometer meaning and definition

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Definition of mercury thermometer (noun)

  1. 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
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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