centigrade temperature scale


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centigrade temperature scale:

see Celsius temperature scaleCelsius temperature scale
, temperature scale according to which the temperature difference between the reference temperatures of the freezing and boiling points of water is divided into 100 degrees.
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centigrade temperature scale

[′sent·ə‚grād ′tem·prə·chər ‚skāl]
(thermodynamics)