Bean, Howard S. Formerly, Consultant on Fluid Metering, Liquids and Gases, Sedona, Arizona.
- Liquid-in-glass thermometer
- Bimetallic thermometer
- Filled-system thermometer
- Vapor-pressure thermal system
- Resistance thermometer
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An instrument that measures temperature. Although this broad definition includes all temperature-measuring devices, they are not all called thermometers. Other names have been generally adopted. For a discussion of two such devices See also: Pyrometer; Thermocouple; For a general discussion of temperature measurement Temperature measurement .
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