zeroth law of thermodynamics


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Noun1.zeroth law of thermodynamics - the law that if two bodies are in thermal equilibrium with a third body then the first two bodies are in thermal equilibrium with each other
law of thermodynamics - (physics) a law governing the relations between states of energy in a closed system
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This cannot be permitted according to the zeroth law of thermodynamics, since all three objects are already at the same temperature.
This cannot be allowed, simply based on the zeroth law of thermodynamics, if both cavities are said to be at the same temperature.
In addition, the zeroth law of thermodynamics defines the conditions under which temperature equilibrium exists.