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absolute temperature

Definition of the noun absolute temperature

What does absolute temperature mean as a name of something?


  1. temperature measured on the absolute scale
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic word: temperature = the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment

Alternative definition of the noun absolute temperature


  1. thermodynamic temperature

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Google previewDictionary of Energy (1991)

by Hall

Absolute temperature values are used for calculations involving multiplication or ...

Google previewDictionary Of Chemistary

by Taniya Sachdeva

Absolute temperature It is another name for thermodynamic temperature, which is measured on an absolute scale (Celsius or Fahrenheit). Absolute zero Through the means of thermodynamics, it is the temperature at which molecular motion ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering (2013)

by Tony Atkins, Marcel Escudier

absolute temperature (Unit K) A temperature T measured relative to absolute zero, ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopaedia of Engineering and Technology (2007)

by M N Doja

absolute temperature scale A temperature ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry

absolute independent absolute temperature Temperature measured on a scale that sets absolute zero as zero. In the SI system, the Kelvin scale is used to measure absolute temperature.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

absolute temperature See ABSOLUTE ; TEMPERATURE. absolute time Time that exists independently of any events or processes in the universe.

Google previewDictionary of Astronomy and Astronautics (1959)

by Armand Spitz, Frank Gaynor

ABSOLUTE TEMPERATURE bright they would be if they were all at the same distance. By agreement the standard is ten parsecs, or 32.58 light years. Formula : If M is the absolute magnitude of a star, m its apparent magnitude and p its ...

Google previewDictionary of Physics (2014)

by Michael Chapple

absolute temperature scale: a theoretical temperature scale based on a theorem in thermodynamics concerning the efficiencies of heat engines. It is sometimes called the absolute thermod ynamic temperature scale. It is identical to the ideal ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Applied and Engineering Physics, Three-Volume Set (2017)

by Robert Splinter

The absolute temperature is defined as the inverse of the partial derivative of the entropy (S) of a system with respect to the energy (E) of the system as a function of state defined by the amount of the constituent ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Absolute Temperature The temperature measured on the absolute scale and expressed in degrees above absolute zero (approximately –273°C). Absolute Temperature Scale (Kelvin Temperature Scale) A temperature scale on which the zero ...

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Video shows what absolute temperature means. Thermodynamic temerature; measuring of cold and heat on the absolute scale and using Kelvins.. Absolute ...

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