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  • n. Plural form of thermometer.

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Examples

  • When discussing climate change, for example, Franken said colleagues really should be basing policy discussion not on climate deniers opinions about what scientists might have meant in a manufactured email scandal he calls climategate-gate, but on actual science that uses "the most accurate data available on global temperatures from things, again, called 'thermometers.'"

    Shawn Lawrence Otto: Video: Franken and Whitehouse School Congress on Climate Change

  • The remaining 35% of mercury usage is in scientific measuring instruments such as thermometers and barometers, and is combined with other metals and used for in fillings for teeth (called amalgams by dentists).

    Mercury (element)

  • The agreement could restrict the international trade of commodity mercury, phase out mercury from products such as thermometers and dental amalgams, reduce the use of mercury in industrial processes, and limit emissions from major sources such as coal-burning power plants.

    Frances Beinecke: President Obama: Continue to Lead on Restricting Mercury

  • Through this connector, developers can add peripherals, such as thermometers (making it effectively a tiny weather station) and more.

    Programmers, DIY Types Embrace Soft, Hackable Chumby

  • It remains a computer game until the results are compared to reality, and by reality, I mean what can be measured by actual gadgets such as thermometers, not some other computer games.

    Fixing the Facts to the Policy « Climate Audit

  • Well designed and simple instruments such as thermometers would likely show, at a guess, a gaussian distribution for linearity errors – can anyone quanitfy this?

    Karl and Hansen Condemn Poor USHCN Metadata « Climate Audit

  • Yup those "thermometers" were registering something alright!

    Chilly Willy

  • It is used primarily for the manufacture of industrial chemicals or for electrical and electronic applications such as thermometers, especially ones that are used to measure high temperatures.

    The Prague Post

  • Mercury also continues to be used in products, such as thermometers, thermostats, fluorescent light bulbs and a wide range of electronic equipment, including computer monitors and cell phones.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • The researchers used these changes as "thermometers" to probe how the energy of the electrical current was dissipated among the different modes of vibrational motion of the atoms of forming the nanotube and those of the supporting substrate.

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