absolute temperature scale

Also called the "absolute scale temperature" as measured on a scale in which the hypothetical lowest limit of physical temperature is assigned the value zero. The Kelvin scale is an example of the absolute temperature scale

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  • absolute temperature scale — Thermodynam. temperature (absolute temperature) as measured on a scale in which the hypothetical lowest limit of physical temperatures is assigned the value zero (absolute zero), as the Kelvin scale. Also called absolute scale. * * * ▪ physics… …   Universalium

  • absolute temperature scale — absoliučioji temperatūros skalė statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Nesisteminis termodinaminės temperatūros skalės pavadinimas. atitikmenys: angl. absolute temperature scale vok. absolute Temperaturskala, f rus.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • absolute temperature scale — absoliučioji temperatūros skalė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. absolute temperature scale vok. absolute Temperaturskala, f rus. абсолютная шкала температур, f pranc. échelle absolue des températures, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • absolute temperature scale — Thermodynam. temperature (absolute temperature) as measured on a scale in which the hypothetical lowest limit of physical temperatures is assigned the value zero (absolute zero), as the Kelvin scale. Also called absolute scale …   Useful english dictionary

  • absolute temperature scale — ab′solute tem′perature scale n. thr a scale for measuring temperature in which the hypothetical lowest limit is assigned the value zero, designated absolute zero, as the Kelvin or Rankine scale …   From formal English to slang

  • Absolute temperature — Absolute Ab so*lute, a. [L. absolutus, p. p. of absolvere: cf. F. absolu. See {Absolve}.] 1. Loosed from any limitation or condition; uncontrolled; unrestricted; unconditional; as, absolute authority, monarchy, sovereignty, an absolute promise or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • absolute temperature — n. temperature measured from absolute zero on the Kelvin scale or on the Rankine scale * * * …   Universalium

  • absolute temperature — n. temperature measured from absolute zero on the Kelvin scale or on the Rankine scale …   English World dictionary

  • temperature scale — noun a system of measuring temperature • Hypernyms: ↑scale, ↑scale of measurement, ↑graduated table, ↑ordered series, ↑system of measurement, ↑metric • Hyponyms: ↑Celsius …   Useful english dictionary

  • absolute temperature — noun temperature measured on the absolute scale (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑temperature * * * ˌabsolute ˈtemperature 7 [absolute temperature] noun uncountable …   Useful english dictionary

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