Celsius scale


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  • noun

Synonyms for Celsius scale

a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees

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The Celsius scale or centigrade scale identified by Anders in 1742 divided the freezing and boiling points of water into 100 degrees, establishing the boiling point of water to be 0 degrees and the freezing point of water to be 100 degrees (Bellis, 2005).
The Kelvin, Fahrenheit and Celsius Scales are the leading scales used for measuring temperature today.
A Celsius scale of temperature is totally arbitrary, being based on the freezing point and boiling point of water at sea level.
The MT series does, however, provide the following features: a hold mode when the trigger is released, easy switching from Fahrenheit to Celsius scales, and easy changing of the 9-volt alkaline or nickel-cadmium battery.