Meaning of “thermometer” in the English Dictionary

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"thermometer" in British English

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thermometernoun [ C ]

uk /θəˈmɒm.ɪ.tər/ us /θɚˈmɑː.mə.t̬ɚ/

Examples from literature

  • A thermometer there showed a shade temperature of 70.7°C in 2005. 
  • In January 2011, the thermometer showed a temperature of –32°C! 

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

"thermometer" in American English

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thermometernoun [ C ]

us /θərˈmɑm·ɪ·t̬ər/

a device used for measuring temperature, esp. of the air or in a person’s body

(Definition of “thermometer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)