Celsius temperature scale

摄氏温标

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  • Celsius temperature scale — also called  centigrade temperature scale        scale based on 0° for the freezing point of water and 100° for the boiling point of water. Invented in 1742 by the Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (Celsius, Anders), it is sometimes called the… …   Universalium

  • temperature scale — noun a system of measuring temperature • Hypernyms: ↑scale, ↑scale of measurement, ↑graduated table, ↑ordered series, ↑system of measurement, ↑metric • Hyponyms: ↑Celsius …   Useful english dictionary

  • Celsius temperature — (centigrade temperature) temperature expressed on a scale in which the melting point of ice is assigned a temperature of 0° and the boiling point of water a temperature of 100°. For many medical purposes this scale has superseded the Fahrenheit… …   Medical dictionary

  • Celsius temperature — centigrade temperature temperature expressed on a scale in which the melting point of ice is assigned a temperature of 0° and the boiling point of water a temperature of 100°. For many medical purposes this scale has superseded the Fahrenheit… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Fahrenheit temperature scale —       scale based on 32° for the freezing point of water and 212° for the boiling point of water, the interval between the two being divided into 180 equal parts. The 18th century German physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (Fahrenheit, Daniel… …   Universalium

  • absolute temperature scale — Thermodynam. temperature (absolute temperature) as measured on a scale in which the hypothetical lowest limit of physical temperatures is assigned the value zero (absolute zero), as the Kelvin scale. Also called absolute scale. * * * ▪ physics… …   Universalium

  • centesimal temperature scale — Celsijaus skalė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. Celsius scale; centesimal temperature scale; centigrade scale vok. Celsius Skala, f; zentesimale Temperaturskala, f; Zentigradskala, f rus. стоградусная температурная шкала, f;… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • international temperature scale — noun : a practical temperature scale defining all temperatures above 183° C by specified formulas relating temperatures at one atmosphere pressure to the indications of instruments calibrated at six reproducible fixed points: the boiling point of …   Useful english dictionary

  • international temperature scale — a Celsius scale for use in measuring temperatures above 183°C in which specified values are assigned to the ice point, steam point, and melting point of gold, silver, and antimony and the boiling point of sulfur and of oxygen. * * * …   Universalium

  • International Temperature Scale of 1990 — The International Temperature Scale of 1990 (ITS 90) is an equipment calibration standard for making measurements on the Kelvin and Celsius temperature scales. ITS–90 is an approximation of the thermodynamic temperature scale that facilitates the …   Wikipedia

  • International Temperature Scale of 1990 — Die Internationale Temperaturskala von 1990 (International Temperature Scale of 1990: ITS 90) definiert Temperaturen in den Einheiten Kelvin und Celsius und unterstützt die Vergleichbarkeit und Kompatibilität von Temperaturmessungen. Obwohl das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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