thermometrical love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as thermometric.


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  • The rainfall is supposed to average 100 inches a year, and since thermometrical observations have been taken the mercury has varied from 68 degrees to 92 degrees.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • Under ordinary conditions these observations are made by means of rather complicated instruments, and with somewhat doubtful results, by means of thermometrical sounding-leads, the glasses often breaking under the pressure of the water, or an apparatus grounded on the variations of the resistance of metals to the electric currents.

    Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

  • I have given to our thermometrical observations the form of a chart, as affording the readiest view of the atmospherical changes which took place during our journey.

    Journals of Two Expeditions into the Interior of New South Wales

  • In the following way an indubitable proof seems to be given of the correctness of the view concerning the subjectivity of the impressions obtained through the sense of warmth, and of the objectivity of thermometrical measurement.

    Man or Matter

  • For thermometrical measurement is in actual fact never anything else than a recording of the movement of the indicator from one level to another.

    Man or Matter

  • Minister of Marine, wishing to obtain scientific results, gave orders to form, when possible, a marine zoological collection, and to carry on surveying, deep-sea soundings, and abyssal thermometrical measurements.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 460, October 25, 1884

  • Kong, and, as the Challenger had not crossed the Pacific Ocean in these directions, we made several soundings and deep-sea thermometrical measurements from Callao to Honolulu.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 460, October 25, 1884

  • Barometer 23.305, thermometer 87 degrees, Wooll. new thermometrical barometer 697.6, old 595.8.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • The truth of the matter is that, in so far as there is any subjective element in the experience and measurement of heat, it does not lie on the side of our sense of warmth, but in our judgment of the significance of thermometrical readings.

    Man or Matter

  • Let us now test this procedure by carrying out the same experiment with the help of thermometrical instruments in their original form, that is, the form in which Galileo first applied them.

    Man or Matter


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