clinical thermometer

clin·i·cal ther·mom·e·ter
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [klin-i-kuh l ther-mom-i-ter]
    • /ˈklɪn ɪ kəl θərˈmɒm ɪ tər/
    • /ˈklɪn.ɪ.kəl θəˈmɒm.ɪ.tər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klin-i-kuh l ther-mom-i-ter]
    • /ˈklɪn ɪ kəl θərˈmɒm ɪ tər/

Definitions of clinical thermometer words

  • noun clinical thermometer a finely calibrated thermometer for determining the temperature of the body, usually placed under the tongue, in the armpit, or in the rectum 3
  • noun clinical thermometer a thermometer for measuring body temperature 3
  • noun clinical thermometer a small thermometer used to measure body temperature. 1

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Origin of clinical thermometer

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80

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Parts of speech for Clinical thermometer


clinical thermometer popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 71% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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