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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A temperature scale in which 0 degrees if freezing and 100 degrees is boiling.

Usage examples (36)
  • Twenty degrees centigrade is a pleasant temperature.
  • Note though that 37 degrees centigrade is the healthy temperature of the human body.
  • The heat is now 17 degrees centigrade, which is excellent for Reykjavík.
  • We have already built in an additional rise in temperature of 0.6 degrees centigrade, which is causing the glaciers to disappear. for more
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