HyperDic: temperature_scale

English > 1 sense of the expression temperature scale:
NOUNrelationtemperature scalea system of measuring temperature
English > temperature scale: 1 sense > noun 1, relation
MeaningA system of measuring temperature.
NarrowerCelsius scale, international scale, centigrade scaleA temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees
Fahrenheit scaleA temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 32 degrees and the boiling point of water a 212 degrees
Kelvin scale, absolute scaleA temperature scale that defines absolute zero as 0 degrees
Rankine scaleA scale of absolute temperature in Fahrenheit degrees
Reaumur scaleA temperature scale on which water freezes / freezes at 0 degrees and boils at 80 degrees
Broaderscale, scale of measurement, graduated table, ordered seriesAn ordered reference standard
system of measurement, metricA system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic / characteristic

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