# Celsius

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Celsius

## Cel·si·us

(sĕl′sē-əs, -shəs)
Of or relating to a temperature scale that registers the freezing point of water as 0° and the boiling point as 100° under normal atmospheric pressure. See Table at measurement.

[After Anders Celsius.]

## Celsius

(ˈsɛlsɪəs)
(Units) denoting a measurement on the Celsius scale. Symbol: C
[C18: named after Anders Celsius (1701–44), Swedish astronomer who invented it]

## Cel•si•us

(ˈsɛl si əs)

pertaining to or noting a temperature scale (Cel′sius scale`) in which 0° represents the ice point and 100° the steam point; Centigrade. Symbol: C
[1845–55; after Anders Celsius (1701–44), Swedish astronomer who devised the scale]

## Cel·si·us

(sĕl′sē-əs)
Relating to a temperature scale on which the freezing point of water is 0° and the boiling point of water is 100° under normal atmospheric pressure. See Note at centigrade.
Did You Know? In the United States, a forecast of 37° might get you to wear a coat. In Canada, however, 37° would call for shorts and sandals. Do Canadians simply enjoy the cold more? Well, possibly, but the true difference is that the two countries use different temperature scales. The United States favors the Fahrenheit scale, in which 37° is wintry. Canadians, and most of the world, use the Celsius scale, in which 37° is equivalent to 98.6° Fahrenheit—body temperature! Scientists usually use Celsius, in which 0 is water's freezing point (32°F) and 100 is its boiling point (212°F). (To convert between scales, see the table of measurements at the entry for measurement.) Scientists also use the Kelvin scale, where 0 is as cold as anything could ever get, which is about -273° Celsius. (One Kelvin degree, or one kelvin, equals one Celsius degree.) If it's going to be 37 kelvins, you'd better wear all the clothes you have, because your molecules will barely be moving at all.

## Celsius

The centigrade temperature scale in which water freezes at 0°C and boils at 100°C.
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 Noun 1 Celsius - Swedish astronomer who devised the centigrade thermometer (1701-1744)Anders Celsius
Translations
سيلزيوس: دَرَجَةٌ مِئَوِيَّه
Celsia
celcius
Celsio
Celsíus-
Celsijaus
Celzius
Celzija

## Celsius

20 degrees Celsius

## Celsius

Celsius scale of temperature →

## Celsius

(often abbreviated to C when written) centigrade. twenty degrees Celsius; 20C.

Celsius ends in -sius (not -cius)

## Celsius

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In Kalat Minimum temperature recorded today was minus 3 Celsius and maximum stayed at 12 Celsius.
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Temperatures will vary on the coast between 16 degrees Celsius and 34 degrees Celsius, in the mountains between 15 degrees Celsius and 30 degrees Celsius, in the Bekaa between 12 degrees Celsius and 29 degrees Celsius and in the Cedars between 11 degrees Celsius and 19 degrees Celsius.
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In Dalbandin minimum was minus 2 Celsius while maximum temperature was 22.
According to the Met Department, Narnaul also shivered at a low of four degree Celsius,
Celsius has been scientifically shown to burn up to 100 calories or more per can by raising metabolism and providing sustained energy.
Ziarat was another cold area where minimum temperature recorded today minus 3 Celsius and in Kalat minimum was minus 2 Celsius and maximum was 17.
Youth covered their faces to protect themselves from scorching heat as the temperature reaches more that 48 degrees Celsius from last three days in Bikaner on Saturday.
Temperature: On the coastline 8 degrees Celsius low to 27 degrees Celsius high On the mountain range: 11 degrees Celsius low to 21 degrees Celsius high In the Interior range: 8 degrees Celsius low to 26 degrees Celsius high At Al-Arz: 4 degrees Celsius low to 16 degrees Celsius high - Surface wind: Northern-western to northern-eastern, gusting between 10 to 40 Km/hr.
Heatwave conditions prevailed in the national capital with the mercury touching 44 degrees Celsius in some parts of the city.
Temperature: On the coastline 12 degrees Celsius low to 24 degrees Celsius high On the mountain range: 9 degrees Celsius low to 18 degrees Celsius high In the Interior range: 6 degrees Celsius low to 23 degrees Celsius high At Al-Arz: 2 degrees Celsius low to 13 degrees Celsius high - Surface wind: Western to northern-eastern, gusting between 10 to 30 Km/hr.

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