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degree centigrade

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  • degree centigrade — noun a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature • Syn: ↑degree Celsius, ↑C • Hypernyms: ↑degree • Hyponyms: ↑standard temperature …   Useful english dictionary

  • degree centigrade — (°C)    an older name for the degree Celsius. The Celsius scale is called centigrade because it has 100 (centi ) gradations between the freezing point and boiling point of water. About 1850 scientists began calling the unit degree Celsius in… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • degree — de|gree W1S3 [dıˈgri:] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: degré, from Latin gradus step, grade ] 1.) written abbreviation deg. a unit for measuring temperature. It can be shown as a symbol after a number. For example, 70º means 70 degrees… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • degree Celsius — noun a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature • Syn: ↑degree centigrade, ↑C • Hypernyms: ↑degree • Hyponyms: ↑standard temperature * * * degree Celsius A derived SI unit, the unit of Celsius temperature (s …   Useful english dictionary

  • Centigrade — /ˈsɛntəgreɪd/ (say sentuhgrayd) noun 1. (lower case) a non SI unit of plane angle, equal to 0.01 of a grade (def. 4) or 10 4 of a right angle. –adjective 2. Obsolete Celsius: degree Centigrade; the Centigrade temperature scale. Symbol: C {French …   Australian English dictionary

  • centigrade —    1. a temperature scale; see degree centigrade.    2. a French unit of angle measurement equal to 0.01 grad, 0.009°, 0.54 , or 32.4 …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • 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

  • 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 — 1812, coined from CENTI (Cf. centi ) hundred + L. gradus degree (see GRADE (Cf. grade)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • degree — noun 1 measurement of angles VERB + DEGREE ▪ rotate, spin, turn ▪ I turned the wheel 90 degrees, PREPOSITION ▪ through … degrees ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • 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

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