Definition of gas thermometer
: a thermometer containing gas (as hydrogen) as the enclosed thermometric substance, variations in temperature being indicated by the change in pressure of a fixed quantity of gas required to maintain the gas at a constant volume or the change in volume of a fixed quantity of gas maintained at a constant pressure
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