A thermometer measures the temperature of things. "Thermo" means heat, and "meter" means to measure. A thermometer is capable of measuring the temperature of a wide range of objects and the temperatures of individuals. T... More »

A weather thermometer measure the surrounding outside or inside air temperature. The thermometer, which is a device composed of a long tube with a fluid in it, is enclosed in a glass rod. The fluid inside the tube can be... More »

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An alcohol thermometer is used to measure temperature and is an alternative to mercury thermometers. It is not recommended for precise measurements, because the alcohol may evaporate over time. More »

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 »

According to Dictionary.com, a thermometer is used to measure temperature. A thermometer is often a sealed glass tube containing a column of liquid mercury. The mercury expands, contracts, falls or rises in accordance wi... More »

To measure the distance between things, acquire a tape measure, extend the tape between the two objects and determine the measurement by noting the closest markings. Many measuring devices are available, but a tape measu... More »

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A weather thermometer measure the surrounding outside or inside air temperature. The thermometer, which is a device composed of a long tube with a fluid in it, is enclosed in a glass rod. The fluid inside the tube can be... More »

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