absolute temperature

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  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈæb.səˌlut /, /ˌæb.səˈljut/ + IPA(key): /ˈtɜmp.ɹə.t͡ʃɚ/, /ˈtɜmp.ɹə.t͡ʃʊɹ/, /ˈtɜmp.ə.ɹə.t͡ʃɚ/, /ˈtɜmp.ə.ɹə.t͡ʃʊɹ/, /ˈtɜmp.ɹə.tjʊɹ/, /ˈtɜmp.ə.ɹə.tjɚ/


absolute temperature (plural absolute temperatures)

  1. Thermodynamic temperature; temperature measured on an absolute scale such as the Kelvin scale.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Christine A. Lindberg, editor (2002) , “absolute temperature”, in The Oxford College Dictionary, 2nd edition, New York, N.Y.: Spark Publishing, →ISBN, page 5
  2. ^ William Morris, editor (1969 (1971 printing)) , “absolute temperature”, in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, New York, N.Y.: American Heritage Publishing Co., OCLC 299754516, page 5
  3. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], →ISBN), page 7