Asked Jan 4, 2020

Explain the construction of a mercury thermometer.


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Thermometer is a device which is used to measure the degree of hotness or coldness of a body.


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construction of a mercury thermometer

Mercury thermometer consists of a long fine capillary tube of uniform bulb and bore. Since, it is a mercury thermometer, it is filled with mercury.

In comparison to bore, bulb is larger so that it can contain more li...

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