Meaning of “clinical thermometer” in the English Dictionary


"clinical thermometer" in English

See all translations

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. 

(Definition of “clinical thermometer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Need a translator?

Translator tool

Get a quick, free translation!