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minimum thermometer

noun
1.
a thermometer designed to show the lowest temperature recorded between resettings.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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Examples for minimum thermometer
  • Maximum-minimum thermometer, for recording of air temperatures.
  • Pan water surface temperatures were measured with a shielded floating maximum- minimum thermometer.

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