THERMOMETER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of THERMOMETER
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 n.  instrument for measuring temperature
Classic Sentence:
1  Through late November and all December it snowed daily; the thermometer was at zero and might drop to twenty below, or thirty.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
2  The snow was gone except for filthy woolly patches under trees, the thermometer leaped in a day from wind-bitten chill to itchy warmth.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
3  He yawned, "Gimme your coat and rubbers," and while she stripped them off he twiddled his watch-chain, felt the radiator, peered at the thermometer.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
4  Sometimes the thermometer would fall to ten or twenty degrees below zero at night, and in the morning the streets would be piled with snowdrifts up to the first-floor windows.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
5  This devil of a fellow," he muttered, shaking his head; "I said at the time he would create a sensation here, and I measure his effect by an infallible thermometer.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
6  For myself, my term of service in India had trained me to stand heat better than cold, and a thermometer at ninety was no hardship.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
7  We, it is we who are thermometers.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
Example Sentence:
1  The readings on my thermometer last month were well above the average.
2  On the centigrade thermometer, the freezing point of water is zero degrees.