degree Celsius

noun
a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature
Syn: ↑degree centigrade, ↑C
Hypernyms: ↑degree
Hyponyms: ↑standard temperature

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degree Celsius
A derived SI unit, the unit of Celsius temperature (symbol ºC), equal to one kelvin
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