Celsius scale


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Celsius scale

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(Units) a scale of temperature in which 0° represents the melting point of ice and 100° represents the boiling point of water. See also centigrade Compare Fahrenheit scale
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Noun1.Celsius scale - a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degreesCelsius scale - a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees
temperature scale - a system of measuring temperature
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A Reaumur scale B Kelvin scale C Celsius scale D Fahrenheit scale
The temperature -- 21 degrees on the Celsius scale -- was recorded on Sunday at Alert, a permanent military base on the 82nd parallel which intercepts Russian communications and which has been home to a weather station since 1950.
The mercury has fallen down to 6 at Celsius scale. It feels like freezing cold outside.