Definition of Degree Centigrade

1. Noun. A degree on the centigrade scale of temperature.

Exact synonyms: C, Degree Celsius
Generic synonyms: Degree
Specialized synonyms: Standard Temperature

Lexicographical Neighbors of Degree Centigrade

degree Celsius
degree Centigrade (current term)
degree Fahrenheit
degree Kelvin
degree Rankine
degree absolute
degree day
degree days
degree mill
degree of a polynomial
degree of a term
degree of freedom
degree of glory
degree of ionization
degree program

Literary usage of Degree Centigrade

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mechanics: A Textbook for Engineers by James Ellsworth Boyd (1921)
"A calorie is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram qf water one degree Centigrade. A calorie is defined accurately as the ..."

2. Elementary Treatise on Physics, Experimental and Applied by Adolphe Ganot (1893)
"... 100 degrees Centigrade ; one degree Reaumur is equal to y^f or J of a degree Centigrade, and one degree Centigrade equals ffa or $ of a degree Reaumur. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... detect a difference of temperature of less thau a quarter of a degree centigrade; and there can be no doubt that bath and hospital attendants, ..."

4. Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy by Augustin Privat-Deschanel (1881)
"The gramme-degree (Centigrade) is the quantity of heat required to raise a gramme of water 1° (Centigrade). The kilogramme-degree (Centigrade) is the heat ..."

5. An Elementary Treatise on Heat by Balfour Stewart (1895)
"Shewing the pressure of aqueous vapour in , millimetres of mercury at the latitude of Paris (48° 50') for each degree Centigrade from — 3Z°C to +230°C. 144. ..."

6. Arithmetic of Pharmacy by Alviso Burdett Stevens (1913)
"One degree Re'aumur is equal to £ of a degree Fahrenheit, or, -f of a degree Centigrade. 5.—To CONVERT .FAHRENHEIT TO CENTIGRADE 1.—Example. ..."

7. The International Year Book edited by Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck (1899)
"The number of calories required to raise the temperature of one gram of the gas one degree centigrade, when the pressure is kept constant and the volume is ..."

8. Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Company, Steven C. Stultz, John B. Litto (1913)
"Unit Water Temperature Rise I B. tu 1 Pound 1 Degree Fahrenheit 1 Calorie I Kilogram 1 Degree centigrade But 1 kilogram =2.2046 pounds and 1 degree ..."

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