Celsius

(redirected from degree Centigrade)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

Celsius

The scale of temperature equal to absolute temperature minus 273° (K − 273°). It is denoted as °C. Previously called centigrade. The standard temperature scale in the metric system, which sets the freezing point at 0° and the boiling point at 100° (compared to 32 and 212°, respectively, in the Fahrenheit scale). Named after Swedish astronomer Andres Celsius, who published his paper on the subject in 1742.
References in periodicals archive ?
He said that maximum temperature recorded in the city on Saturday was 31 degree centigrade.
Islamabad nineteen degree centigrade, Lahore twenty-four, Karachi twenty-eight, Peshawar twenty-one, Quetta fourteen, Gilgit eight, Murree fifteen and Muzaffarabad sixteen degree centigrade.
50, Temperature resistance - up to 115 degree centigrade, Coverage- 11 to 14 square cm per gram, Hydraulic pressure( Leak test) - 35 kg per square cm, Self life- Maximum 01 year from the manufacturing date under normal storage condition.
Islamabad and Muzaffarabad nine degree centigrade, Lahore eleven, Karachi twenty-two, Peshawar twelve, Quetta two, Gilgit six and Murree seven degree centigrade.
05 self life at room temp 12 monts, breaking torque at the rate of 25 degree centigrade 3-11Nm, compressive shear strenth 3 to 9 N mm sq.
Islamabad twenty-five degree centigrade, Lahore, Karachi and Peshawar twenty-eight, Quetta seventeen degree centigrade, Gilgit and Muzaffarabad twenty-three and Murree eighteen degree centigrade.
The following day the maximum temperature in the city is expected to be 40 degree centigrade.
A Met Office official said here on Saturday that the maximum temperature is expected to remain between 34 to 36 degree centigrade in the metropolis during the period.
5 degree centigrade was recorded at Turbat, while the lowest minimum of 11 at Kalat.
Maximum temperature in Peshawar was recorded as 38 degree centigrade while in Bannu remained with the highest soaring temperature with 45 degree centigrade.
Temperature of some major cities recorded on Monday morning was Islamabad 22 degree centigrade, Lahore 30, Karachi 29, Peshawar 32, Quetta 19, Gilgit 16, Murree 21 and Muzaffarabad 24 degree centigrade.