temperature scale meaning

  "temperature scale" in a sentence
  • Noun: temperature scale
    1. A system of measuring temperature

    Derived forms: temperature scales

    Type of: graduated table, metric, ordered series, scale, scale of measurement, system of measurement

  • [Electronics]
    temperature-sensitive resistor See THERMISTOR.

  • [Thermodynamics]
    "An assignment of numbers to temperatures in a continuous manner, such that the resulting function is single valued, it is either an empirical temperature scale, based on some convenient property of a substance or object, or it measures the absolute temper"


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  1. numerical values on any temperature scale are arbitrary.
  2. international practical temperature scale-1968, ipts-68
  3. temperature scale on panel for easy control
  4. realization of international temperature scale
  5. international practical temperature scale

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