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absolute scale

A temperature scale having absolute zero as the lowest temperature. The Kelvin scale is an absolute scale.
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Noun1.absolute scale - a temperature scale that defines absolute zero as 0 degreesabsolute scale - a temperature scale that defines absolute zero as 0 degrees; water freezes at 273.16 degrees and boils at 373.16 degrees
temperature scale - a system of measuring temperature
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Of course, if we treat temperature the way all the other sciences do and use the absolute scale, we end up with a value well below room temperature.
It's better for you to evaluate each film according to an absolute scale that you think reflects the quality of that film.
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6) The absolute scale uses large, fixed intervals to cover the whole scale of possible curvature values; the same scale and colours are used for all eyes.
The absolute scale and strength of support the Irish abroad had for the referendum, and they were using their feet to vote, I never imagined there would be such a big collective abroad.
In short, there are large numbers of companies with strong brands, multi-channel distribution, access to foreign know-how and/or capital and absolute scale who are committed to the Turkish market for the long-term.
But I think that absolute scale is much less important than what you do with it.