Maximum thermometer
Maximum Max"i*mum, n.; pl. {Maxima}. [L., neut. from maximus the greatest. See {Maxim}.] The greatest quantity or value attainable in a given case; or, the greatest value attained by a quantity which first increases and then begins to decrease; the highest point or degree; -- opposed to {minimum}. [1913 Webster]

Good legislation is the art of conducting a nation to the maximum of happiness, and the minimum of misery. --P. Colquhoun. [1913 Webster]

{Maximum thermometer}, a thermometer that registers the highest degree of temperature attained in a given time, or since its last adjustment. [1913 Webster]


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  • maximum thermometer — maksimumo termometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Didžiausią tiriamojo objekto temperatūrą fiksuojantis termometras. atitikmenys: angl. maximum thermometer vok. Maximumthermometer, n rus. максимальный термометр, m… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • maximum thermometer — maksimumo termometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Termometras, kuriuo per tam tikrą laiko tarpą sužinoma didžiausia temperatūra. atitikmenys: angl. maximum thermometer vok. Maximumthermometer, n rus. максимальный… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • maximum thermometer — maksimumo termometras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. maximum thermometer vok. Maximumthermometer, n rus. максимальный термометр, m pranc. thermomètre à maximum, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • maximum thermometer — maksimumo termometras statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Didžiausią tiriamojo objekto temperatūrą fiksuojantis termometras. atitikmenys: angl. maximum thermometer rus. максимальный термометр …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • maximum thermometer — A thermometer that indicates the highest temperature reached since the instrument was last set. It may be mercury in a glass thermometer that is mounted horizontally. In the vacuum portion of the tube, there is a thin rod known as an index. When… …   Aviation dictionary

  • maximum thermometer — a thermometer designed to show the highest temperature recorded between resettings. Cf. minimum thermometer. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • maximum thermometer — a thermometer designed to show the highest temperature recorded between resettings. Cf. minimum thermometer. [1850 55] …   Useful english dictionary

  • maximum thermometer — a thermometer which registers the highest temperature to which it has been exposed …   Medical dictionary

  • Minimum-Maximum-Thermometer — Ein Minimum Maximum Thermometer Ein Minimum Maximum Thermometer dient dazu, die in einem längeren Zeitraum (Minuten, Stunden oder Tage) auftretenden minimalen und maximalen Temperaturen zu erfassen und gleichzeitig die aktuelle Temperatur… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • minimum-maximum thermometer — thermometer that shows the lowest and highest recordings measured over a given period of time …   English contemporary dictionary

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