Celsius scale

Definitions

Construction

  • A thermometer in which the interval between the freezing point and boiling point of water is divided into one hundred parts or degrees. Named after Aners Celsius, a Swedish astronomer. Also called a centigrade thermometer.

Food

  • The scale of temperature in which the freezing point of water is 0 and the boiling point 100, written 0°C and 100°C.
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