Balance thermometera thermometer mounted as a balance so that the movement of the mercurial column changes the inclination of the tube. With the aid of electrical or mechanical devices adapted to it, it is used for the automatic regulation of the temperature of rooms warmed artificially, and as a fire alarm.
Balance thermometeretc. See under AirBalance, etc.
A balance sheet is like a thermometer that provides a reading on the health of your business.