Beckmann thermometer

noun

Definition of Beckmann thermometer 

: a very sensitive thermometer that has a small range adjustable for any desired values and that is used for determining accurately small differences in temperature (such as the change in freezing point or boiling point of a liquid when some substance is dissolved in it)

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after Ernst O. Beckmann

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