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thermometer

noun [C] uk   /θəˈmɒm.ɪ.tər/  us   /θɚˈmɑː.mə.t̬ɚ/
B2 a device used for measuring temperature, especially of the air or in a person's body
Translations of “thermometer”
in Arabic ميزان الحَرارة…
in Korean 온도계…
in Malaysian termometer…
in French thermomètre…
in Turkish termometre…
in Italian termometro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 溫度計, 體溫計…
in Russian термометр…
in Polish termometr…
in Vietnamese nhiệt kế…
in Spanish termómetro…
in Portuguese termômetro…
in Thai เครื่องวัดอุณหภูมิ…
in German das Thermometer…
in Catalan termòmetre…
in Japanese 温度計, 体温計…
in Indonesian termometer…
in Chinese (Simplified) 温度计, 体温计…
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