gas thermometer


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gas ther·mom·e·ter

a thermometer filled with dry air or a gas, the expansion or increased pressure of which indicates the degree of heat; used to measure high temperatures.

gas thermometer

A thermometer filled with gas, such as air, helium, or oxygen.
See also: thermometer
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5561 K Using an Interpolating Constant Volume Gas Thermometer, Proceedings of TEMPMEKO'96, edited by P.
The NBS-55 was a simple numerical modification to the NBS-39 Constant-Volume Gas Thermometer Scale (29) that lowered those temperatures by 0.
3] constant-volume gas thermometers (CVGTs); standard platinum resistance thermometers (SPRTs); and radiation thermometers.