Electrical thermometer refers to a thermometer indicating temperature variations by means of electrical current flowing through a circuit in which a galvanometer is inserted.
The sensitive element can be an electrical resistance whose value changes with temperature, or a thermocouple (formed by two soldered metals), which also generates specific quantities of current at different temperatures.
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Alternative Spellings (Synonyms): Thermometern, Thermometers