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date: 24 October 2020

Beckmann thermometer 

Source:
A Dictionary of Physics
Author(s):
Richard RennieRichard Rennie, Jonathan LawJonathan Law

A thermometer for measuring small changes of temperature. It consists of a mercury-in-glass thermometer with a scale covering only 5 or 6°C calibrated in hundredths of a degree. It has two mercury bulbs, the range of temperature to be measured is varied by running mercury from the upper bulb into the larger lower bulb. It is used particularly for measuring ... ...

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