temperature Is the temperature of the cur, commonly used and referred to in weather reports (Brake Fulker 1999)
An instrument with a sensitive element that measures ambient (moving) air temperature.
A name given to an ordinary thermometer used to determine the temperature of the air (to distinguish it from the wet bulb).
Thermometer instrument that measures the amount of heat in the air by the expansion of a liquid in a graduated glass tube with a reservoir bulb at one end, and by use of a bimetallic strip which moves the indicator on a scale when heat causes the two metals to expand at different rates on the other end. Normally used for outdoor temperatures.
the dry air temperature - relative to the wet bulb temperature - see wet bulb.
The ambient (surrounding air) temperature taken with a thermometer.