gas thermometer


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gas thermometer

n
(General Physics) a device for measuring temperature by observing the pressure of gas at a constant volume or the volume of a gas kept at a constant pressure
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Noun1.gas thermometer - thermometer that measures temperature by changes in the pressure of a gas kept at constant volumegas thermometer - thermometer that measures temperature by changes in the pressure of a gas kept at constant volume
thermometer - measuring instrument for measuring temperature
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