It is possible to cut the top off a alcohol-in-glass thermometer without any of the alcohol spilling out. However, it will no longer function as a good thermometer. Why not.
I am thinking it is a lost pressures issue.

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  1. It is now a barometer with the Mercury going up with low barometric pressure.

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  2. The alcohol would evaporate

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  3. Thank you so much.

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  4. It might last a few weeks in a bar, depending on the partial pressure of alcohol in the air... :)

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