Definition of Absolute temperature

1. Noun. Temperature measured on the absolute scale.

Generic synonyms: Temperature

Definition of Absolute temperature

1. Noun. Thermodynamic temerature; measuring of cold and heat on the absolute scale. ¹

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Medical Definition of Absolute temperature

1. Temperature reckoned in Kelvins from absolute zero. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Absolute Temperature

absolute reality
absolute refractory period
absolute right
absolute rights
absolute risk
absolute scale
absolute scotoma
absolute space
absolute space-time
absolute state
absolute states
absolute superlative
absolute superlatives
absolute system
absolute system of units
absolute temperature (current term)
absolute term
absolute terminal innervation ratio
absolute terms
absolute threshold
absolute thresholds
absolute time
absolute unit
absolute value
absolute values
absolute viscosity
absolute weight
absolute weights
absolute zero
absolute zeros

Literary usage of Absolute temperature

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1. Smithsonian Physical Tables by Smithsonian Institution, Thomas Gray (1896)
"... t the surface, aa constant determined by Dulong and Petit to be 1.0077, " 'he absolute temperature of the enclosure, and / the difference of temperature ..."

2. The Theory of Heat by Thomas Preston (1904)
"absolute temperature and Absolute Zero.— The remarkable proposition established in the foregoing article was seized upon by Lord ..."

3. A College Text-book of Physics by Arthur Lalanne Kimball (1911)
"So also when the volume is kept constant the pres- : sure of the gas is proportional to the absolute temperature. At ' the absolute zero the pressure would ..."

4. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"If the absolute temperature of a body in degrees Fahrenheit is given, its temperature on the ordinary Fahrenheit thermometer can be found by subtracting 460 ..."

5. Principles of Thermodynamics by George Alfred Goodenough (1920)
"absolute temperature.—The zero of temperature indicated by the origin 0', Fig. ... Let TO be taken as the absolute temperature of melting ice, ..."

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