Centigrade thermometer

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Noun1.centigrade thermometer - a thermometer calibrated in degrees centigradeCentigrade thermometer - a thermometer calibrated in degrees centigrade
thermometer - measuring instrument for measuring temperature
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(ˈsentigreid) adjective
(often abbreviated to C when written) as measured on a centigrade thermometer. twenty degrees centigrade; 20C.
centigrade thermometer
a thermometer which shows the temperature at which water freezes as 0, and that at which it boils as 100.
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I took the freezing point of pure water as my reference point; I call my thermometer, the Centigrade thermometer because it is calibrated to show 100 degrees between the freezing and the boiling point."