absolute scale

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæb.səˌlut skeɪl/, /ˌæb.səˈljut skeɪl/

Noun[edit]

absolute scale (uncountable)

  1. (metrology) A temperature scale whose zero corresponds to absolute zero such as the Kelvin scale or Rankine scale.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], →ISBN), page 6