centigrade thermometer


centigrade thermometer
thermometer for measuring temperature in centigrade units

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Centigrade thermometer — Centigrade Cen ti*grade, a. [L. centum a hundred + gradus degree: cf. F. centigrade.] Consisting of a hundred degrees; graduated into a hundred divisions or equal parts. Specifically: Of or pertaining to the centigrade thermometer; as, 10[deg]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Centigrade thermometer — noun a thermometer calibrated in degrees centigrade • Hypernyms: ↑thermometer * * * centigrade thermometer, a thermometer having 0 degrees for the temperature at which water freezes and 100 degrees for the temperature at which water boils; a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • centigrade thermometer — Celsijaus termometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Termometras, kurio skalė sugraduota Celsijaus temperatūros laipsniais. atitikmenys: angl. centigrade thermometer vok. Celsius Thermometer, n rus. термометр с… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • centigrade thermometer — Celsijaus termometras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. centigrade thermometer vok. Celsius Thermometer, n rus. термометр Цельсия, m pranc. thermomètre centigrade, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • centigrade thermometer — a thermometer in which the interval between two established reference points is divided into 100 units; usually specifically denoting a Celsius t …   Medical dictionary

  • Centigrade — Cen ti*grade, a. [L. centum a hundred + gradus degree: cf. F. centigrade.] Consisting of a hundred degrees; graduated into a hundred divisions or equal parts. Specifically: Of or pertaining to the centigrade thermometer; as, 10[deg] centigrade… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thermometer — Ther*mom e*ter (th[ e]r*m[o^]m [ e]*t[ e]r), n. [Thermo + meter: cf. F. thermom[ e]tre. See {Thermal}.] (Physics) An instrument for measuring temperature, founded on the principle that changes of temperature in bodies are accompanied by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — Thermometer on which the boiling point of water is 100° and the freezing point is 0°. The term is no longer in use and is replaced by the word Celsius …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • thermometer — thermometric /therr meuh me trik/, thermometrical, adj. thermometrically, adv. /theuhr mom i teuhr/, n. an instrument for measuring temperature, often a sealed glass tube that contains a column of liquid, as mercury, that expands and contracts,… …   Universalium


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