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## 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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According to a report produced by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), under a business-as-usual scenario, a 6 degree Celsius temperature increase is projected over the Asian landmass by the end of the century.
FAISALABAD -- As high as 44 degree celsius temperature in the month of April could be seen as a warning pointing out urgent need for extensive tree plantation in this agro-industrial city of Pakistan, said President Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) Engineer Mohammad Saeed Sheikh.
The 65 degree Celsius temperature noted by the cancer research agency is enough to burn one's tongue.
Putting all pledges together on the table, it becomes clear this will not be enough to limit global warming to the internationally set target of a maximum 2-degrees Celsius temperature rise.
Many of the north Indian states including capital New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh Haryana and Punjab reeled under scorching heat as many centers of these states recorded 46 degree Celsius temperature.
1 trillion in incremental investment for the low-carbon transition to keep within the internationally agreed limit of a 2 degree Celsius temperature rise above the pre-industrial temperature level, according to the World Bank's recent estimates.
A 2 degree Celsius temperature increase in the Earth's average temperature from that of the year 1750--the beginning of the industrial revolution--has been long seen as the most the planet can tolerate before we start having major negative ramifications in natural systems that sustain human and animal life as well as that of many plants; 2 degrees today is generally seen by climatologists and other earth scientists as an increasingly inadequate standard.

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