Definition of Alcohol thermometer
1. Noun. Thermometer consisting of a glass capillary tube marked with degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit and containing alcohol which rises or falls as it expands or contracts with changes in temperature.
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Literary usage of Alcohol thermometer
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1. Heat, for Advanced Students by Edwin Edser (1899)
"An alcohol thermometer consequently possesses the following advantages over ... Advantages of an alcohol thermometer:— 1. For a given size of bulb and tube ..."
2. An Elementary Treatise on Heat by Balfour Stewart (1866)
"alcohol thermometer. It is well known that mercury freezes at about ... An alcohol thermometer ought before graduation to be marked off at 32°, ..."
3. Elementary Treatise on Physics Experimental and Applied for the Use of by Adolphe Ganot, Edmund Atkinson (1886)
"alcohol thermometer.—The alcohol thermometer differs from the ... In this manner the alcohol thermometer is compar- uie with die mercury one ; that is to ..."
4. Methods of Practical Hygiene by Karl Bernhard Lehmann (1893)
"It is an alcohol thermometer with an ascending U-tube, in which the alcohol propels as an index a long thread of mercury. At both ends of the mercurial ..."
5. Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy by Augustin Privat-Deschanel (1878)
"alcohol thermometer.—In the construction of thermometers other liquids may be ... But if an alcohol thermometer were constructed so as to agree with a ..."
6. Meteorology, Weather, and Methods of Forecasting, Description of by Thomas Russell (1895)
"For obtaining the lowest temperatures of the day, a minimum alcohol thermometer is used. An index, half an inch long, made of enamel is fitted loosely in ..."