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Definitions of centigrade

  1. of a temperature scale that registers the freezing point of water as 0 degrees C and the boiling point as 100 degrees C under normal atmospheric pressure Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Consisting of a hundred degrees; graduated into a hundred divisions or equal parts. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Of or pertaining to the centigrade thermometer; as, 10¡ centigrade (or 10¡ C.). Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Divided into a hundred parts called degrees; used especially of the centigrade thermometer, on which the distance between the freezing point and boiling point of water is divided into one hundred equal degrees. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. 1. Consisting of one hundred degrees. 2. One hundredth part of a circle, equal to 3.6° of the astronomical circle. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  6. Having a hundred degrees: divided into a hundred degrees, as the centigrade thermometer, in which freezing-point is zero and boiling-point is 100°. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Divided in to a hundred degrees. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Graduated to a scale of 100°. On the centigrade thermometer the freezing - point of water is zero and its boiling - point 100°; its symbol is C.; as, 100° C. Compare FAHRENHEIT. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Divided into a hundred degrees. The Centigrade thermometer, one in which the interval between the freezing and the boiling points of water is divided into 100 degrees. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. A thermometer divided, between the freezing and boiling points of water, into 100 parts or degrees. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. sen'ti-gr[=a]d, adj. having a hundred degrees: divided into a hundred degrees, as the centigrade thermometer constructed by Celsius (1701-44), in which freezing-point is zero and boiling-point is 100° (for its relation to the Fahrenheit scale, see THERMOMETER). [L. centum, and gradus, a step, a degree.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  12. Having a hundred degrees (of Celsius\'s thermometer, with freezing-point 0°& boiling-point 100°). [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  13. Containing a hundred degrees; of or pertaining to a division into a hundred degrees. Appleton's medical dictionary.
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