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upsetting thermometer


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A thermometer by merely inverting which the temperature may be registered. The column of mercury is broken and, as it remains until the instrument is reset, the reading may be made at leisure.


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  • Not as upsetting as the upsetting thermocouple.

    June 8, 2012

  • Ach, I know. They're always making scenes at parties.

    June 9, 2012