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Definition of the noun air thermometer
What does air thermometer mean as a name of something?
- thermometer that measures temperature by changes in the pressure of a gas kept at constant volume
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by William Nicholson
The first form of this instrument for measuring the degrees of heat and cold, was the air thermometer. It is a well known fart that air expands with heat so as ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1880)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes
The air thermometers with pressure at 0° of from 44 to 149 centimetres of mercury agreed perfectly with the normal air thermometer calculated according to the ...
The Edinburgh encyclopaedia (1832)
by Sir David Brewster
The air thermometer, as shown at Plate ...
An Explanatory Dictionary of the Apparatus and Instruments Employed in ... Philosophical and Experimental Chemistry. - London, Thomas Boys 1824 (1824)
A moment's attention to the construction of the instrument, which is in fact a double air thermometer, separated by a portion of intercluded fluid, will shew that it indicates only the difference of heat ,of two contiguous spots. As long as the ...
The Popular Encyclopedia (1862)
Or, Conversations Lexicon
The air thermometer, as shown in Plate CXXI. fig. 9, consisted of a ball of glass A, with a Btem B, nearly filled with air, but having the lower part of the tube occupied by a coloured liquor, which, when the air in A was expanded, was forced into ...
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