kelvin

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɛlvən/, [ˈkʰɛlvɨn]

Noun[edit]

kelvin (plural kelvins or kelvin)

  1. In the International System of Units, the base unit of thermodynamic temperature; 1/273.16 of the thermodynamic temperature of the triple point of water. Shown as "K".
  2. A unit interval on the Kelvin scale.
    The interval between the freezing and boiling points of water is 100 kelvins.
  3. (usually as postpositioned adjective) A unit for a specific temperature on the Kelvin scale.
    Ice melts above 273.15 kelvin.
    Water boils above 373.15 kelvin.

Synonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

  • kelvin (K) – entry in How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

kelvin m

  1. kelvin (unit of temperature)

Further reading[edit]

  • kelvin in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • kelvin in Akademický slovník cizích slov, 1995, at prirucka.ujc.cas.cz

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kelvin

  1. kelvin (unit of temperature)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kelvin (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative kelvin kelvinit
genitive kelvinin kelvinien
partitive kelviniä kelvinejä
illative kelviniin kelvineihin
singular plural
nominative kelvin kelvinit
accusative nom. kelvin kelvinit
gen. kelvinin
genitive kelvinin kelvinien
partitive kelviniä kelvinejä
inessive kelvinissä kelvineissä
elative kelvinistä kelvineistä
illative kelviniin kelvineihin
adessive kelvinillä kelvineillä
ablative kelviniltä kelvineiltä
allative kelvinille kelvineille
essive kelvininä kelvineinä
translative kelviniksi kelvineiksi
instructive kelvinein
abessive kelvinittä kelvineittä
comitative kelvineineen

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɛl.vɛ̃/
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Noun[edit]

kelvin m (plural kelvins)

  1. a kelvin

Further reading[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɛlvin]
  • Hyphenation: kel‧vin

Noun[edit]

kelvin (plural kelvinek)

  1. kelvin (base unit of thermodynamic temperature)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative kelvin kelvinek
accusative kelvint kelvineket
dative kelvinnek kelvineknek
instrumental kelvinnel kelvinekkel
causal-final kelvinért kelvinekért
translative kelvinné kelvinekké
terminative kelvinig kelvinekig
essive-formal kelvinként kelvinekként
essive-modal
inessive kelvinben kelvinekben
superessive kelvinen kelvineken
adessive kelvinnél kelvineknél
illative kelvinbe kelvinekbe
sublative kelvinre kelvinekre
allative kelvinhez kelvinekhez
elative kelvinből kelvinekből
delative kelvinről kelvinekről
ablative kelvintől kelvinektől
Possessive forms of kelvin
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. kelvinem kelvinjeim
2nd person sing. kelvined kelvinjeid
3rd person sing. kelvinje kelvinjei
1st person plural kelvinünk kelvinjeink
2nd person plural kelvinetek kelvinjeitek
3rd person plural kelvinjük kelvinjeik

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

kelvin m (plural kelvins)

  1. kelvin (SI temperature unit)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kělʋiːn/
  • Hyphenation: kel‧vin

Noun[edit]

kèlvīn m (Cyrillic spelling кѐлвӣн)

  1. kelvin

Declension[edit]