centigrade temperature scale

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  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • centigrade — 1. adjective a) Having 100 divisions between two fixed points. b) Celsius. 2. noun A centigrade temperature scale having the freezing point of water …   Wiktionary

  • Centigrade — /ˈsɛntəgreɪd/ (say sentuhgrayd) noun 1. (lower case) a non SI unit of plane angle, equal to 0.01 of a grade (def. 4) or 10 4 of a right angle. –adjective 2. Obsolete Celsius: degree Centigrade; the Centigrade temperature scale. Symbol: C {French …   Australian English dictionary

  • Centigrade — Thermometer scale in which the freezing point of water is 0°C and the boiling point of water at sea level is 100°C. The Centigrade scale is used around most of the world to indicate the temperature on a thermometer while the Fahrenheit scale is… …   Medical dictionary

  • centigrade 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

  • centigrade scale — noun a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees • Syn: ↑Celsius scale, ↑international scale • Hypernyms: ↑temperature scale …   Useful english dictionary

  • centigrade —    1. a temperature scale; see degree centigrade.    2. a French unit of angle measurement equal to 0.01 grad, 0.009°, 0.54 , or 32.4 …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • centigrade — cen·ti·grade || sentɪgreɪd adj. of or pertaining to the temperature scale in which there are 100 degrees between the freezing and boiling points, Celsius; having 100 degrees …   English contemporary dictionary

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