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Definition of the noun absolute scale
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- a temperature scale that defines absolute zero as 0 degrees; water freezes at 273.16 degrees and boils at 373.16 degrees
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by Pei-Show Juo
Absolute Scale A temperature scale based on absolute zero.
by Francis D. K. Ching
An absolute scale of temperature having a zero point of –273.16°C. absolute scale A temperature scale based on absolute zero with scale units equal in magnitude to centigrade degrees. absolute zero The hypothetical lowest limit of physical ...
A Dictionary of Chemistry (2008)
by John Daintith
Denoting a temperature measuredonan absolute scale,a scaleoftemperature based on absolutezero. Theusual absolute scalenowisthat of thermodynamic *temperature; its unit, ...
by Kevin Morris, Joseph Reynolds, Louis Theodore
absolute scale - any scale that does not allow negative numbers.  absolute temperature - the temperature expressed in degrees of Kelvin or Rankine.  absolute temperature scale - a scale (e.g., Kelvin, Rankine) in which temperatures ...
by M N Doja
absolute scale Temperature scale set so that zero is at the theoretical lowest temperature possible. This would occur when all random motion of ...
by Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai
absolute scale; same as absolute or Kelvin temperature scale. — Absolute temperature. absolute temperature; ...
by James T. Frane
absolute scale -a temperature scale using absolute ...
by Stuart Sutherland
by Karl F. Schmid
Absolute scale: A temperature scale that uses absolute zero as its zero point. Absolute zero:The lowest temperature onthe absolute or Kelvin scale, equal to – 459.7°F. Absorb: To fill or soak up. Absorption: The process of drawing a fluid or gas ...
by Hillary Walter
aberration | absolute scale • aberration the apparent change in position of a light- emitting object due to the constancy of the speed of light and the motion of the observer relative to the emitter. The effect is nonrelativistic; that is, special relativity ...
Volume 16 - Socio-Organizational Aspects of Expert Systems Design to Storage and Retrieval: Signature File Access by Allen Kent, James G. Williams
includes a fifth, the absolute scale. Each of these scales facilitates certain observations about, and a comparison between, metrics measured using that scale. Each also allows or admits certain transformations for use in rescaling.
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