mercury thermometer


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Synonyms for mercury thermometer

thermometer consisting of mercury contained in a bulb at the bottom of a graduated sealed glass capillary tube marked in degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit

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The mercury thermometers he created led to the naming of the Fahrenheit scale just a few years later in 1724.
In New Jersey, an industrial building formerly used to manufacture mercury thermometers was renovated and converted in 2004 to a child care facility (15).
If a mercury thermometer breaks, it will evaporate, potentially reaching dangerous levels in indoor air.
In one case, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a badly contaminated mercury thermometer factory in Franklinville that had been a Superfund site for 11 years was leased for use as the Kiddie Kollege day care center.
A separate observer used a mercury thermometer to measure 3-minute axillary temperatures within a maximum of 20 minutes of the subjective assessment.
It was calibrated with a standard mercury thermometer, and was also correlated with a rectal thermometer installed with a sensor probe (0.
Also, for the first 500 families who bring a mercury thermometer, the hospital will exchange them with a free digital thermometer.
How should a fever mercury thermometer be disposed of?
And the mercury thermometer, invented by German physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit in 1714, finally went into mass production, with mercury's near-constant coefficient of expansion making possible truly accurate, linear-scale thermometers for worldwide medical, industrial, scientific, and household use.
org can provide assistance in planning and holding a mercury thermometer exchange program.
When a small glass mercury thermometer breaks on a hard surface, the easiest way to pick up the beads is to roll them onto a stiff paper, card, or possibly an eyedropper, being careful to avoid direct contact with your skin or clothing.
was honored for its Mercury Thermometer Replacement and Battery Recycling programs.
The Kodaikanal plant began production in 1983 after a second-hand mercury thermometer plant owned by Cheseborough Ponds Inc.
The Broward County, Florida Deprtment of Planning and Environmental Protection celebrated National Pollution Prevention Week in September by conducting a mercury thermometer exchange for the public.
1686 Birth of Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer.