Definition of Kelvin scale in English:

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Kelvin scale


A scale of temperature with absolute zero as zero, and the triple point of water as exactly 273.16 degrees.
Example sentences
  • In fact, to quash all doubts, zero on the Kelvin scale is dubbed absolute zero.
  • The third law of thermodynamics states that for a perfect crystal at a temperature of absolute zero on the Kelvin scale the entropy value is zero.
  • The zero point on the Kelvin scale is known as absolute zero and it is theoretically the coldest temperature achievable.

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Syllabification: Kel·vin scale

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