clinical thermometernoun [ C ]uk /ˌklɪn.ɪ.kəl θəˈmɒm.ɪ.tər/ us /ˌklɪn.ɪ.kəl θɚˈmɑː.mə.t̬ɚ/
Examples from literature
- 'You haven't sent for a doctor?' she inquired, while she took out her small clinical thermometer.
- He took his temperature with a little clinical thermometer he kept by him and found it was a hundred and one.
- When did you take his temperature? She drew a little morocco case from her pocket and from that took a clinical thermometer, which she shook up and down, eying the patient meanwhile with a calm, impersonal scrutiny.