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Definition of the noun air thermometer

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noun

  1. thermometer that measures temperature by changes in the pressure of a gas kept at constant volume
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of air thermometer: gas thermometer
    • more generic word: thermometer = measuring instrument for measuring temperature

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

The alcohol thermometer was not subject to some of the inconveniences which attended the air thermometer. In particular, it was not affected by variations in the weight of the atmosphere : accordingly it soon came into general use among ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

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 ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

The air thermometer, as shown at Plate DXXIV. Fig. 1, consisted of a ball of glass A with a stem 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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewAn Explanatory Dictionary of the Apparatus and Instruments Employed in ... Philosophical and Experimental Chemistry (1824)

by [Anonymus AC09811521]

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 ...

Google previewThe new international encyclopaedia (1905)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

CBAPPD1B AIR THERMOMETER. Ill Fig. 2 we sec mi arrangement of the air thermometer for more exact measurements, etc. The thcrmometric substance ( nitrogen) is inclosed in the platinum bulb A, which is supported inside of a bath, B , ...

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