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centigrade

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adjective cen·ti·grade \ˈsen-tə-ˌgrād, ˈsän-\

Definition of centigrade

  1. :  relating to, conforming to, or having a thermometric scale on which the interval between the freezing point of water and the boiling point of water is divided into 100 degrees with 0° representing the freezing point and 100° the boiling point <10° centigrade> —abbreviation C — compare celsius




CENTIGRADE Defined for Kids

centigrade

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adjective cen·ti·grade \ˈsen-tə-ˌgrād\

Definition of centigrade for Students

  1. :  celsius




Medical Dictionary

centigrade

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adjective cen·ti·grade \ˈsent-ə-ˌgrād, ˈsänt-\

Medical Definition of centigrade

  1. :  relating to, conforming to, or having a thermometer scale on which the interval between the freezing and boiling points of water is divided into 100 degrees with 0° representing the freezing point and 100° the boiling point <10° centigrade>—abbreviation C; compare celsius





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