column of mercury

column of mercury
столбик ртути (в термометре)

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  • Mercury-in-glass thermometer — Closeup of a maximum thermometer. The break in the column of mercury is visible. A mercury in glass thermometer, also known as a mercury thermometer, was invented by German physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit in 1724 and is a thermometer… …   Wikipedia

  • mercury barometer — noun barometer that shows pressure by the height of a column of mercury • Hypernyms: ↑barometer * * * a barometer in which the weight of a column of mercury in a glass tube with a sealed top is balanced against that of the atmosphere pressing on… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mercury barometer — a barometer in which the weight of a column of mercury in a glass tube with a sealed top is balanced against that of the atmosphere pressing on an exposed cistern of mercury at the base of the mercury column, the height of the column varying with …   Universalium

  • mercury — noun (plural ries) Etymology: Latin Mercurius, Roman god and the planet Date: 14th century 1. a. capitalized a Roman god of commerce, eloquence, travel, cunning, and theft who serves as messenger to the other gods compare Hermes b. often… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mercury barometer — noun A barometer which indicates the atmospheric pressure by measuring the height of a column of mercury in a vertical, evacuated tube. Syn: Torricellian barometer …   Wiktionary

  • mercury manometer — a manometer that uses changes of height of a column of mercury to measure pressure …   Medical dictionary

  • Mercury Comet — Manufacturer Ford Motor Company Production 1960–1977 Assembly Oakville, Ontario …   Wikipedia

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  • Mercury Computer Systems — Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. NASDAQ: MRCY provides high performance embedded, real time digital signal and image processing solutions. Mercury designs and builds embedded multicomputers, which may be considered to be either loosely coupled …   Wikipedia

  • Column — Col umn, n. [L. columna, fr. columen, culmen, fr. cellere (used only in comp.), akin to E. excel, and prob. to holm. See {Holm}, and cf. {Colonel}.] 1. (Arch.) A kind of pillar; a cylindrical or polygonal support for a roof, ceiling, statue, etc …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Column rule — Column Col umn, n. [L. columna, fr. columen, culmen, fr. cellere (used only in comp.), akin to E. excel, and prob. to holm. See {Holm}, and cf. {Colonel}.] 1. (Arch.) A kind of pillar; a cylindrical or polygonal support for a roof, ceiling,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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