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minimum thermometer

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  1. a thermometer designed to show the lowest temperature recorded between resettings.
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Origin of minimum thermometer

First recorded in 1855–60
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  • We made it an especial object to observe and reset the minimum-thermometer which you left there last year.

    The Glaciers of the Alps

    John Tyndall