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absolute temperature Syllabification: ab·so·lute tem·per·a·ture

Definition of absolute temperature in English:


A temperature measured from absolute zero in kelvins. (Symbol: T)
Example sentences
  • Entropy is a thermodynamic quantity, its value is equal to the amount of heat absorbed or emitted divided by the thermodynamic temperature (the absolute temperature, in Kelvin).
  • At constant pressure the volume of a given mass of gas is directly proportional to the absolute temperature, that is the temperature expressed in Kelvin.
  • In this particular system, the absolute temperature of an ideal gas is directly proportional to the average kinetic energy of the molecules.
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