Kelvin

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Of Celtic/Scottish Gaelic origin, possibly from caol (narrow) or coille (wooded) + abhainn (river). The surname is derived from the river.

The surname was also possibly influenced by Calvert (Middle English calfhirde).

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Proper noun[edit]

Kelvin

  1. A river which flows through Glasgow council area, Scotland, to the River Clyde.
  2. A surname​.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname, of rather rare usage.

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Noun[edit]

Kelvin (plural Kelvins)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of kelvin

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Kelvin.

Proper noun[edit]

Kelvin

  1. a male given name from Old English

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after Irish-born Scottish physicist William Thomson, Lord Kelvin. For the surname see Kelvin.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Kelvin n (genitive Kelvins, plural Kelvin)

  1. kelvin (unit)
    0 Grad Celsius sind 273,15 Kelvin - 0°C are 273,15 K

Usage notes[edit]

There is no word "Grad" when using the Kelvin temperature.

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