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absolute temperature

n.
Temperature measured or calculated on a scale, especially the Kelvin scale, with absolute zero as the minimum.

absolute temperature

n
(General Physics) another name for thermodynamic temperature

absolute temperature

Temperature measured or calculated on an absolute scale.
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Noun1.absolute temperature - temperature measured on the absolute scaleabsolute temperature - temperature measured on the absolute scale
temperature - the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
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0], is the absolute temperature of the polymer melt as it crosses the center of the lens, and dT/dt is the temperature derivative as a function of time.
2]; MW is the molecular weight of the effusing vapor, g/mole (or the pseudo-molecular weight of fractions evaporated during the cooling-heating cycle); T is the absolute temperature, K; [W.
Among other things, he originated the law that the total radiation from a black body is proportional to the 4th power of its absolute temperature, known as the Stefan-Boltzmann law.
The 2SMPB-01-01 has a power consumption of 9 oA typical, and is fully temperature compensated with an absolute temperature accuracy of A2 AC.
max]([degrees]K) is maximum absolute temperature during the 24-h period ([degrees]K= [degrees]C + 273.
In a perfect crystal at zero absolute temperature, these free electrons can be described by using the quantum mechanical formalism of the Bloch waves [1,2].
The absolute temperature ends up being roughly the same as what it would have been, but the rate of change is so drastic, that ecosystems and organisms would have very little time to adapt to the changes," lead author Kelly McCusker, who did the work for her UW doctoral thesis, said.
Unlike Fahrenheit and Celsius temperatures, where the zero point is arbitrary, absolute temperature (measured in kelvins) supposedly can go no lower than zero.
The Arctic is now suffering the fastest absolute temperature rises, but temperatures have naturally swung widely in history.
that enables one to evaluate the mean time to failure (MTTF) [tau] from the known applied stress [delta] (not necessarily mechanical); the absolute temperature T, the time constant [[tau].
The absolute temperature record in Bulgaria was measured in 1916 in the village of Sadovo, near the second largest city of Plovdiv.
It's going to be hot, and actually the most important thing is that it's going to be humid, and humidity is a bigger factor than the actual absolute temperature as far as heat-related illnesses," said (http://www.