Wireless outdoor thermometers work using thermoresistors to measure temperature. The thermoresistor varies the amount of electricity it allows through the circuit based on the temperature. This information is converted t... More »

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A liquid thermometer works by using the thermal expansion of a liquid within a capillary tube to measure temperature. The precision of this method varies by the liquid used, but all use the fact that when most liquids ar... More »

The liquid in a glass thermometer, either colored alcohol or mercury, expands as it heats and condenses as it cools. In a thermometer, the liquid cannot expand outward and the only place it can go is up or down. Temperat... More »

Two of the most highly rated outdoor thermometers are the La Crosse Technology digital outdoor thermometer and Bjerg Instruments adjustable angle garden thermometer. Each thermometer received a minimum of four out of fiv... More »

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For the most accurate readings, install outdoor thermometers several feet above the ground in a north-facing location. Place the thermometer in a shaded area with good airflow and protection from precipitation. More »

Troubleshoot a Smoky Mountain smoker by seasoning the inside of the smoker, attaching a gasket to the lid, utilizing an accurate thermometer, regulating the water pan and adjusting the air vents. Replace the side door of... More »

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Measurements play an important role in daily life because they are useful to do basic tasks, such as take a child's temperature with a thermometer, make time estimations, measure out medicine and find weights, areas and ... More »