Part of speech: noun

An instrument for measuring degrees of temperature.

Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "thermometer":

  1. Then he remembered, and removed the thermometer. - "The Saint", Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer.
  2. On Friday, at 10 P. M., I went as usual to take the reading of my thermometer. - "Fragments of an Autobiography", Felix Moscheles.
  3. But they may appreciate the situation in some degree when I tell them that on that occasion I suddenly found myself about twenty miles from home, fatigued, hungry, with the night descending over the wilderness, the thermometer about thirty- five below zero, of Fahrenheit's scale, with the snow for my bed, and without that all important flint, steel and tinder, wherewith to procure fire for the cooking of my food and the warming of my frame! - "The Big Otter", R.M. Ballantyne.