(luh TARE-moh-MET-ruh = the thermometer)

When it is winter here in Canada, you need to dress warmly to go outside. Check the thermometer first to see just how many layers of clothing you need to wear. Notice that THERMOMÈTRE is almost exactly the same as our English word thermometer.

These words both come from two Greek words:

thermos = heat

metron = measure

Whichever language you use, the thermometer measures the heat, or in our Canadian winters, the lack of it!

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