differential thermometer
Thermoscope Ther"mo*scope, n. [Thermo- + -scope.] (Physics) An instrument for indicating changes of temperature without indicating the degree of heat by which it is affected; especially, an instrument contrived by Count Rumford which, as modified by Professor Leslie, was afterward called the {differential thermometer}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Differential thermometer — differential dif fer*en tial, a. [Cf. F. diff[ e]rentiel.] 1. Relating to or indicating a difference; creating a difference; discriminating; special; as, differential characteristics; differential duties; a differential rate. [1913 Webster] For… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • differential thermometer — noun : a thermometer for indicating difference in temperature * * * differential thermometer noun A thermometer for measuring difference of temperature • • • Main Entry: ↑differ …   Useful english dictionary

  • differential thermometer — skirtuminis termometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Termometras temperatūrų skirtumui matuoti. atitikmenys: angl. differential thermometer vok. Differentialthermometer, n rus. дифференциальный термометр, m pranc.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • differential thermometer — skirtuminis termometras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. differential thermometer vok. Differentialthermometer, n rus. дифференциальный термометр, m pranc. thermomètre différentiel, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • differential thermometer — thermometer which measures the difference between two or more temperatures …   English contemporary dictionary

  • differential thermometer — a thermometer for measuring small differences in temperature …   Medical dictionary

  • differential thermometer — /ˌdɪfərɛnʃəl θəˈmɒmətə/ (say .difuhrenshuhl thuh momuhtuh) noun a thermometer with two linked bulbs, for measuring changes in temperature …   Australian English dictionary

  • differential — dif fer*en tial, a. [Cf. F. diff[ e]rentiel.] 1. Relating to or indicating a difference; creating a difference; discriminating; special; as, differential characteristics; differential duties; a differential rate. [1913 Webster] For whom he… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Differential calculus — differential dif fer*en tial, a. [Cf. F. diff[ e]rentiel.] 1. Relating to or indicating a difference; creating a difference; discriminating; special; as, differential characteristics; differential duties; a differential rate. [1913 Webster] For… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Differential coefficient — differential dif fer*en tial, a. [Cf. F. diff[ e]rentiel.] 1. Relating to or indicating a difference; creating a difference; discriminating; special; as, differential characteristics; differential duties; a differential rate. [1913 Webster] For… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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