Definition of Temperature. Meaning of Temperature. Synonyms of Temperature

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Definition of Temperature

Temperature
Temperature Tem"per*a*ture, n. (Physiol. & Med.) The degree of heat of the body of a living being, esp. of the human body; also (Colloq.), loosely, the excess of this over the normal (of the human body 98[deg]-99.5[deg] F., in the mouth of an adult about 98.4[deg]).

Meaning of Temperature from wikipedia

- Temperature is a physical property of matter that quantitatively expresses hot and cold. Temperature is measured with a thermometer. Temperature is the...
- to be confused with warm and cool colors. The color temperature of a light source is the temperature of an ideal black-body radiator that radiates light...
- body temperature, also known as normothermia or euthermia, is the typical temperature range found in humans. The normal human body temperature range...
- Colloquially, room temperature is the range of air temperatures that most people prefer for indoor settings, which feel comfortable when wearing typical...
- The kelvin is the base unit of temperature in the International System of Units (SI), having the unit symbol K. It is named after the Belfast-born, Glasgow...
- The boiling point of a substance is the temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid equals the pressure surrounding the liquid and the liquid...
- The Celsius scale, also known as the centigrade scale, is a temperature scale. As an SI derived unit, it is used worldwide. In the United States, the...
- Some of the meteorological variables that are commonly measured are temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, wind, and precipitation. In a broader...
- The Fahrenheit scale is a temperature scale based on one proposed in 1724 by German physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686–1736). It uses the degree...
- ability of an organism to keep its body temperature within certain boundaries, even when the surrounding temperature is very different. A thermoconforming...
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