Giaque's temperature scale

Giaque's temperature scale

[¦zhyäks ′tem·prə·chər ‚skāl]
(thermodynamics)
The internationally accepted scale of absolute temperature, in which the triple point of water is defined to have a temperature of 273.16 K.
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