Translation of temperature in Spanish:
nouncountable or uncountable
- 1.1 (Physics) air/body/water temperaturewhat temperature is the water?la temperatura del aire/cuerpo/aguaa sharp increase in temperature¿a qué temperatura está el agua?¿cuál es la temperatura del agua?his speech raised the temperature of the discussionun pronunciado aumento de temperaturasu intervención animó la discusiónExample sentences1.2 (Medicine) to have o run a temperature
he has a temperature of 102°tener fiebre or calentura or (Southern Cone) temperaturato take somebody's temperature≈ tiene casi 39° de fiebrehe has a very high temperaturetomarle la temperatura a alguientiene mucha fiebre or (Southern Cone) mucha temperaturaExample sentences
- With the outside temperature touching 43 degrees Celsius, the extreme heat policy was in force.
- Only in the study of quantum liquids at temperatures close to absolute zero does experimental accuracy approach Heisenberg's limit.
- Meteorologists compare the two temperatures when calculating humidity and dewpoint.
- If the ambient temperature exceeds body temperature, heat cannot be dissipated by radiation.
- Until my fever broke on the evening of my first full day the nurses would take my temperature and change my ice packs every few hours.
- Your child has to sit still for a short time while you take his temperature.
- For some reason, children's bodies are less able to control high temperatures and fevers and sometimes this seems to cause a seizure.
- They asked if she had a temperature and I replied that she did.
- She had a temperature and some flu-like symptoms.
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