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The Celsius thermometer or scale, so called from Anders Celsius, a Swedish astronomer, who invented it. It is the same as the centigrade thermometer or scale.

Metric unit for temperature. C=(F-32) x .556

C The international temperature scale where water freezes at 0 (degrees) and boils at 100 (degrees). Also known as the centigrade scale. ( 081)

temperature scale used in the metric system in which water freezes at 0 and boils at 100

(K) A scale for temperature measurement where water freezes at 0° C and boils at 100° C.

A temperature scale with zero degrees as the melting point of pure ice and 100 degrees as the boiling point of pure water at standard sea level atmospheric pressure.

metric temperature scale at which water freezes at 0° and boils at 100

The measure of temperature where 0°C is freezing and 100°C is boiling.

A temperature scale in which water freezes at 0 degrees and boils at 100 degrees.

A temperature scale having the freezing point of pure water at 0° and the boiling point at 100° under standard sea level pressure.

is the unit of temperature using the scale of 100 degrees between the freezing and boiling points of water at one atmosphere, air-pressure. It was formerly called the Centigrade degree. One Celsius degree is 9/ 5 of the Farenheit degree still used in both the United States and Great Britain in 1982.

a metric temperature scale in which 0° C is the freezing point of pure water and 100° C the boiling point under normal atmospheric pressure.

A scale that measures temperature where water boils at 100ºC and freezes at 0ºC. Between the boiling and freezing points, the scale is divided into 100 parts. People in most countries use Celsius. It is named after Anders Celsius.

sell-see-us Degrees Celsius - the units for temperature (°C)

(°C) Celsius temperature scale; Celsius scale. A common but non- SI unit of temperature, defined by assigning temperatures of 0°C and 100°C to the freezing and boiling points of water, respectively.

a scale used to measure temperature where 0 degrees is the freezing point of water and 100 degrees is its boiling point Testing for Water Quality

( Temperature Conversions) A method of measuring temperature named after Anders Celsius, a Swedish astronomer, who invented it. Water freezes at 0 degrees C and boils at 100 degrees C.

scale of temperature measurement

The unit of temperature in the SI measuring system. Celsius is the temperature system referenced to the freezing & boiling points of water at sea level; 0 degrees C is freezing, and 100 degrees C is boiling (for water). One degree C is equal to one degree Kelvin (K), but the Kelvin units are referenced to absolute zero. 1 degree C I approximately equal to 0.556 degrees F.

Swedish astronomer who devised the centigrade thermometer (1701-1744)

This is a temperature measurement scale used in the metric system.

a temperature scale in which the fixed points are the temperatures at standard pressure of ice at 0 degrees and of steam at 100 degrees. Abbreviated C.

Abbreviated . A unit of temperature. Zero degrees Celsius is equal to 273 Kelvin. Also known as centigrade. Water freezes at 0° C and boils at 100° C. Degrees Fahrenheit = Degrees Celsius *(9/5) +32.

Temperature scale at which water boils at 100 degrees and freezes at zero degrees.

A scale for measuring temperature, where Absolute Zero is -273.2Âº C, water freezes at 0Âº C, and water boils at 100Âº C.

Metric temperature scale and unit of temperature (°C). Named for Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701-1744) although the thermometer first advocated by him in 1743 had 100° as the freezing point of water, and 0° as the boiling point, the reverse of the modern Celsius scale. Also called the Centigrade scale (Latin for "hundred degrees").

The metric temperature scale. Water freezes at 0 degrees Celsius and boils at 100 degrees Celsius. The scale was created by Anders Celsius in 1742.

The official name of centigrade scale, where the boiling temperature of water is 100 degrees and the freezing temperature is 0 degrees

Degrees Kelvin are identical to degrees Celsius except that each of these temperature ranges has a different zero point. It is a useful way of characterising the noise performance of an LNB.

temperature scale in which zero is the freezing point of water and one hundred is the boiling point.

A metric measure of temperature level, degrees Celsius.

Abbreviated C. A unit of temperature. Zero degrees Celsius is equal to 273.15 Kelvin. Also know as centigrade. Water freezes at zero degrees C and boils at one hundred degrees C.

scale: A temperature scale where water freezes at 0º C and boils at 100º C.

The metric temperature scale in which water freezes at zero degrees and boils at 100 degrees, designated by the symbol "C". To convert to Fahrenheit, multiply a Celsius temperature by 9, divide by 5 and add 32 (25 x 9 equals 225, divided by 5 equals 45, plus 32 equals 77 degrees Fahrenheit).

A temperature scale with 0° as the freezing point of water and 100° as the boiling point of water at sea level.

A temperature scale referenced to absolute zero. Pure water freezes at 0°C and boils at 100°C (at one atmosphere of pressure). To convert °C to °F, multiply by 1.8 and add 32. Celsius and Kelvin have the same scale, but are offset from one another by 273.15. i.e.: 0 K equals –273.15°C and 273.15 K equals 0°C. Conduction: Heat transfer through a solid material. A heat sink conducts heat from the die to its fins/pins. Conduction increases with increasing temperature differential, increasing conduction coefficient, increasing cross-sectional area, and decreasing material thickness.

A temperature scale that registers the freezing point of water as 0° and the boiling point as 100° under normal atmospheric pressure.

Formerly referred to as the Centigrade scale, this is an internationally used temperature scale in which the freezing point of water is 0° and the boiling point is 100°. To convert degrees Celsius into degrees Fahrenheit, multiply by 1.8 and add 32.

the correct metric unit of temperature measurement 0 degrees Celsius is freezing point and 100 degrees Celsius is boiling point for water

a temperature scale in which 0° represents the freezing point of water and 100° the boiling point; to convert a Celsius reading to Fahrenheit degrees, multiply by 9, divide by 5, and add 32; also called "centigrade."

s: A temperature scale. Also known as centigrade. Sea level water will freeze at 0°C and will boil at 100°C.

is a temperature scale, also called the Centigrade scale. Its fixed points are the freezing point of water (0.C) and the boiling point of water (100.C). To convert from Celsius to Fahrenheit, multiply the Celsius temperature by 1.8 and add 32.

Also known as Centigrade. A scale for measuring temperature in which the freezing point of water is 0Æ’ and the boiling point is 100Æ’. Now used for the oven settings on electric cookers, replacing the Fahrenheit scale which is gradually becoming obsolete in Europe.

Ander's Celsius was a Swedish 1701-44. Professor of Astronomy at Uppsala. While in Paris in 1736 he was instrumental in organizing an expedition to Lapland to measure the art of the meridian there. In 1742, he invent invented the centigrade, or Celsius thermometer with 100 degrees separate the freezing and boiling points of water.

A temperature scale defined by 0°C at the ice point and 100°C at boiling point of water at sea level.

A scale for measuring temperature in which water freezes at 0° and boils at 100°.

A temperature scale where 0 is the freezing point of water, and 100 is the boiling point (at sea level.) F = 32 + C * 9/5.

A temperature scale based on the freezing (0 degrees) and boiling (100 degrees) points of water. Abbreviated as C in second and subsequent references in text. Formerly known as Centigrade. To convert Celsius to Fahrenheit, multiply the number by 9, divide by 5, and add 32. For example: 10 degrees Celsius x 9 = 90; 90 / 5 = 18 18 + 32 = 50 degrees Fahrenheit. CFCs (Chlorofluorocarbons or Chlorinated Fluorocarbons): A family of artificially produced chemicals receiving much attention for their role in stratospheric ozone depletion. On a per molecule basis, these chemicals are several thousand times more effective as greenhouse gases than carbon dioxide. Since they were introduced in the midâ€“1930s, CFCs have been used as refrigerants, solvents and in the production of foam material. The 1987 Montreal protocol on CFCs seeks to reduce their production by oneâ€“half by the year 1998.

is the metric unit for measuring temperature. In this scale, the boiling point of water is 100 deg. In the USA, the unit used to measure temperature is Fahrenheit.

Is the metric unit used to measure temperature. To convert to Fahrenheit multiply by 1.8 and then add 32.

The degree Celsius (Â°C) is a common unit of temperature. It can be converted to Kelvin (K) using K = Â°C+273.15.

A scale for temperature measurement based on the definition of 0°C and 100° C as the freezing point and boiling point, respectively, of pure water at standard pressure.

Formerly known as Centigrade. A temperature scale in which water freezes at 0°C and boils at 100°C at standard atmospheric pressure. The formula for conversion to the Fahrenheit scale is: °F = (1.8 x °C) + 32.

(also Celsius scale, centigrade. Celsius is the term preferred over centigrade.) A temperature scale on which the freezing point of water is 0 degrees Celsius and the boiling point of water is 100 degrees Celsius (at one atmosphere of pressure). The formula for converting temperatures from the Celsius scale to the Fahrenheit scale is oC=5/9 (oF -32). See Fahrenheit.

Temperatures expressed with the Celsius scale are based on a division of one hundred degrees between the freezing point and boiling point of water.

European thermometer scale, formerly called centigrade. Abbreviated °C. To convert °Celsius to °Fahrenheit: °C=(°F - 32) x 5/9

A unit of measure for temperature.

a unit of measurement for temperature. Water freezes at 0ºC (zero degrees Celsius) and boils at 100°C (100 degrees Celsius).

Temperature scale set at zero for freezing point of water and 100 for boiling point of water. A change in one degree C is equal to a change of 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit.

Measurement of temperature.

A scale for measuring temperature where absolute cold is -273.2'C, the melting point of water (ice point) is 0 C, and the boiling point of water is 100° C. Centimeter A unit of length measurement in the metric system. one hundred centimeters is equal to one meter ( 2.54 cm. = 1")

SEE Centigrade

the measurement unit for temperature where 0oC is the freezing temperature and 100oC is the boiling point for water; also known as Centigrade

A temperature measurement scale where 0° represents the freezing point of water and 100º represents the boiling point of water; formerly known as centigrade.

A thermometric scale in which water boils at 100Â° and freezes at 0Â°, same as centigrade. Â°C = 0.5556 x (Â°F â€“ 32Â°) 5/9 = 0.5556

A scale of temperature based on one introduced in 1742 by Celsius, a Swedish astronomer and physicist, who divided the interval between the freezing and boiling points of water into 100 parts, the lower fixed point being marked 100. The present system, where the freezing point is marked 0 and the boiling point is marked 100, was introduced by Christin of Lyons, in 1743. This latter scale is now referred to as the Celsius scale; alternative names are the centigrade scale, and less commonly the centesimal scale.

Name of originator of the centigrade scale.

A scale for measuring temperature, defined such that water freezes at C and boils at 100Âº 273

Celsius is, or relates to, the Celsius temperature scale (also known as the centigrade scale).

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