HyperDic: temperature

English > 2 senses of the word temperature:
NOUNattributetemperaturethe degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment / environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
cognitiontemperaturethe somatic sensation of cold or heat
temperature > pronunciation
Soundsteh'mperahcher; teh'mprahcher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > temperature: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment / environment (corresponding to its molecular activity).
AttributescoldHaving a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
coolNeither warm nor very cold
hotUsed of physical heat / heat
warmHaving or producing a comfortable / comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat
NarrowerCurie temperature, Curie pointThe temperature above which a ferromagnetic substance loses its ferromagnetism and becomes paramagnetic
absolute temperatureTemperature measured on the absolute scale
absolute zero(cryogenics) the lowest temperature theoretically attainable (at which the kinetic energy of atoms and molecules is minimal)
body temperature, blood heatTemperature of the body
boiling point, boilThe temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level
coldness, cold, low temperature, frigidity, frigidnessThe absence of heat
dew pointThe temperature at which the water vapor in the air / air becomes saturated and condensation begins
flash point, flashpointThe lowest temperature at which the vapor of a combustible liquid / liquid can be ignited in air
freezing point, melting pointThe temperature below which a liquid / liquid turns into a solid
hotness, heat, high temperatureThe presence of heat
mercuryTemperature measured by a mercury thermometer
room temperatureThe normal temperature of room in which people live
simmertemperature just below the boiling point
Broaderfundamental quantity, fundamental measureOne of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
physical propertyAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
Spanishtemperatura
Catalantemperatura
English > temperature: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe somatic sensation of cold or heat.
Narrowercold, coldnessThe sensation produced by low temperatures
comfort zoneThe temperature range (between 28 and 30 degrees Centigrade) at which the naked human body is able to maintain a heat balance without shivering or sweating
heat, warmthThe sensation caused by heat energy
Broadersomesthesia, somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensationThe perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations
Spanishtemperatura
Catalanfebre, temperatura

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