HyperDic: centigrade_scale

English > 1 sense of the expression centigrade scale:
NOUNrelationcentigrade scale, Celsius scale, international scalea temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees
English > centigrade scale: 1 sense > noun 1, relation
MeaningA temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees.
SynonymsCelsius scale, international scale
Broadertemperature scaleA system of measuring temperature
Adjectivescentigradeof or relating to a temperature scale on which the freezing point of water is 0 degrees and the boiling point of water is 100 degrees

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