Meaning of THERMOMETER in English
▪ digital , mercury
▪ ear , oral , rectal
▪ candy ( AmE ), sugar ( BrE )
Check that the roast is cooked right through, using a meat ~.
VERB + THERMOMETER
▪ insert , place in , stick in ( informal )
He stuck a ~ in her mouth.
THERMOMETER + VERB
▪ measure sth , read sth
If the ~ reads 98.6°F, then you don't have a fever.
THERMOMETER + NOUN
▪ on a/the ~
the reading on the ~
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012