Definition of 'thermometer'
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I use a meat thermometer when cooking turkey? The Sun (2016)I use a meat thermometer when cooking turkey - it helps to judge when the turkey is done. The Sun (2016)If you're worried, use a meat thermometer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Place the turkey on top and, if using a meat thermometer, insert it into the thickest part of the thigh. The Sun (2016) Use an oven thermometer to check this. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Place a sugar thermometer in the pan and lower the temperature slightly. The Sun (2010)Our chemist recommended an expensive digital ear thermometer. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They checked me over and took my temperature with the thermometer she had in her bag. The Sun (2012)Add the sugar thermometer to the pan. The Sun (2014)Put a sugar thermometer in the pan and bring the mixture to a gentle boil on a medium heat. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Snow is forecast in the Highlands where the thermometer could hit zero. The Sun (2013)For around a tenner, a meat thermometer is a very good buy. The Sun (2012)Alternatively, insert an electronic probe or meat thermometer into the thickest part of a thigh. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Note: you will need a digital thermometer. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Invest in a sugar thermometer, available from kitchen shops and department stores. Times, Sunday Times (2015) A thermometer is a temperature sensor whose information must be read by you. Technology Basic Facts (1990)For my money, the best way to check your temperature is with a digital thermometer under the tongue. The Sun (2009)A small digital thermometer helps you to judge how much to adjust the thermostat to the desired room temperature. Times, Sunday Times (2006)For an armpit reading, place the thermometer against the skin under the arm and hold the arm against the chest. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They can also use the above methods, but may prefer to use a standard digital thermometer placed under the tongue. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And get a meat thermometer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Put down that sugar thermometer! Times, Sunday Times (2013)My sugar thermometer doesn't get a lot of use, to be frank. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If you can get underneath a corner of it with a butter knife or the pointy tip of a meat thermometer, it will come away nicely. The Sun (2014)It takes a simple thermometer, used for a fridge health check, to stop your potion losing its punch. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Before you get up in the morning, put a mercury thermometer in your armpit when you wake and leave it there for 10 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'thermometer'
British English: thermometer /θəˈmɒmɪtə/ NOUN
A thermometer is an instrument for measuring the temperature of a room or of a person's body.
- American English: thermometer
- Arabic: تِرْمُومِتْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: termômetro
- Chinese: 温度计
- Croatian: toplomjer
- Czech: teploměr
- Danish: termometer
- Dutch: thermometer
- European Spanish: termómetro
- Finnish: lämpömittari
- French: thermomètre
- German: Thermometer
- Greek: θερμόμετρο
- Italian: termometro
- Japanese: 温度計
- Korean: 온도계
- Norwegian: termometer
- Polish: termometr
- European Portuguese: termómetro
- Romanian: termometru
- Russian: термометр
- Spanish: termómetro
- Swedish: termometer
- Thai: ปรอทวัดอุณหภูมิ
- Turkish: ısıölçer
- Ukrainian: термометр
- Vietnamese: nhiệt kế
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