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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239, 2050 were mercury thermometers. 487 of these were in 26 research laboratories, 332 were in production areas and 1231 were in quality control sections, stock, museums, outpatient clinic and Hospital Vital Brasil.
The mercury thermometers he created led to the naming of the Fahrenheit scale just a few years later in 1724.
If each one would take a mercury thermometer to a hazardous waste recycling center, potentially 99 billion cans of tuna could be spared mercury contamination.
Subjective assessment of fever by parents: Comparison with measurement by noncontact tympanic thermometer and calibrated rectal glass mercury thermometer. Ann Emerg Med 1996; 28: 313-317.
It was calibrated with a standard mercury thermometer, and was also correlated with a rectal thermometer installed with a sensor probe (0.1[degrees]C precision).
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.
Health Care Without Harm's web site, www.noharm.org can provide assistance in planning and holding a mercury thermometer exchange program.
* Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif., was honored for its Mercury Thermometer Replacement and Battery Recycling programs.
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.
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.
| 1686: Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, the German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer, was born.
HAPPENED ON THIS DAY 1686: Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, the German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer, was born.