Thermometrical
Thermometric Ther`mo*met"ric, Thermometrical Ther`mo*met"ric*al, a. [Cf. F. thermom['e]trique.] 1. Of or pertaining to a thermometer; as, the thermometrical scale or tube. [1913 Webster]

2. Made, or ascertained, by means of a thermometer; as, thermometrical observations. [1913 Webster]


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