Definition of Gas thermometer

1. Noun. Thermometer that measures temperature by changes in the pressure of a gas kept at constant volume.

Exact synonyms: Air Thermometer
Generic synonyms: Thermometer



Medical Definition of Gas thermometer

1. A thermometer filled with dry air or a gas, the expansion or increased pressure of which indicates the degree of heat; used to measure high temperatures. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gas Thermometer

gas range
gas retinopexy
gas ring
gas scavengers
gas service
gas shell
gas shift process
gas station
gas stations
gas stove
gas syringe
gas syringes
gas system
gas tank
gas tanks
gas thermometer (current term)
gas truck
gas trucks
gas turbine
gas turbines
gas up
gas vacuole
gas vesicle
gas well
gasahol
gasahols
gasalier
gasaliers
gasbag
gasbags

Literary usage of Gas thermometer

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Having found To, we have only to subtract it from every reading of the gas thermometer, in order to reduce that reading to its corresponding value as ..."

2. A Text-book of Physics by William Watson (1904)
"The gas thermometer. ... with the gas thermometer, and hence deducing the corrections to be applied to the readings to reduce them to the gas scale, ..."

3. The Measurement of High Temperatures by George Kimball Burgess, Henri Le Chatelier (1912)
"The gas thermometer, as we have seen above, need not of necessity be used for ... We shall describe first the standard gas thermometer, and then discuss in ..."

4. High-temperature Measurements by Henri Le Chatelier, Octave Boudouard (1912)
"The gas thermometer, as we have seen above, need not of necessity be used for ... We shall describe first the standard gas thermometer, and then discuss in ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"(3) The carbonic acid gas thermometer with pressure 46 cm at 0°, and its indications calculated with the coefficient 271-59 ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"Until the relation between the various gas-thermometer scales, and the expansion of glass and porcelain, have been more accurately determined, ..."

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