take someone's temperature

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of take someone's temperature

:to use a thermometer to find out if someone has a fever

Word by Word Definitions

take play
  1. : to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

  2. : to seize or capture physically

  3. : to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. : a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

  2. : an act or the action of taking: such as

  3. : the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

temperature play
  1. : degree of hotness or coldness measured on a definite scale

  2. : the degree of heat that is natural to the body of a living being

  3. : abnormally high body heat


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