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absolute temperature

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

n
(General Physics) another name for thermodynamic temperature
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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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They also found that percentile-based temperature thresholds and heat index are more appropriate than absolute temperatures for determining when to initiate emergency risk communications.
where k is the gain, [epsilon] is the emissivity of the polymer, [T.sub.mclt] and [T.sub.mold] are the absolute temperatures of the melt and the mold, respectively, and n is dependent on the filter and sensor characteristics (equal to 4 for a perfect "black" body and unlimited wavelength range).
Environmental factors may be responsible for variability [25] that has been linked to cold temperature, high relative humidity, winds, precipitation, and cloudy days and in our study, the number of days with temperatures below 0[degrees]C and minimum absolute temperatures were significantly correlated.