Balance thermometer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Balance thermometer a 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 thermometer etc. See under Air Balance, etc.
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Usage


In news:

A balance sheet is like a thermometer that provides a reading on the health of your business.
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In science:

The indicators are then interpreted as “thermometers ”, measuring the balance betw een idiosyncratic information (noise temperature) and imitation (coupling) strength.
"Thermometers" of Speculative Frenzy
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