Friday, February 03, 2006

Absolute Temperature - Thermodynamics and Thermal Physics - Definition

Definition: a temperature measured on an absolute scale, where zero is the absolute zero. Usually the kelvin temperature scale.

Also Known As: Kelvin Temperature

Examples: The temperature 0oC (in the common Celsius scale) corresponds to 273K in the absolute kelvin scale. Kelvin Temperatures are written without a degree (o) symbol.

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