minimum thermometer


noun

a thermometer designed to show the lowest temperature recorded between resettings.

Origin of minimum thermometer

First recorded in 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for minimum thermometer

  • We made it an especial object to observe and reset the minimum-thermometer which you left there last year.