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Different types of thermometers and their uses with pictures

Definition of thermometer “Thermometer is the device which is used to measure the temperature of a body.”Some substances have property that changes with temperature.Substances that show a change with temperature can be used as a thermometric material.For example,some substances expand on heating,some change their colors,some change their electric resistance ,etc.Nearly all the the substances expand on heating.Liquids also expand on ...

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