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Definitions of temperature

  1. the somatic sensation of cold or heat Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The degree of heat of the body of a living being, esp. of the human body; also (Colloq.), loosely, the excess of this over the normal (of the human body 98¡-99.5¡ F., in the mouth of an adult about 98.4¡). Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Constitution; state; degree of any quality. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Freedom from passion; moderation. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Mixture; compound. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Condition with respect to heat or cold, especially as indicated by the sensation produced, or by the thermometer or pyrometer; degree of heat or cold; as, the temperature of the air; high temperature; low temperature. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Degree or amount of heat or cold; state as to heat or cold. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. The sensible heat of any substance. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  10. Variation as to degree of heat or cold in the body; also applied to same conditions of atmosphere. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  11. Constitution: proportion: degree of any quality, esp. of heat or cold: state of a body with respect to sensible heat. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. State with regard to heat or cold. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. Degree of heat or cold; condition as regards heat or cold. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Constitution; state; degree of any quality; moderation; the state of a body with regard to heat or cold, as indicated by the thermometer. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. Degree of heat or cold; any degree of sensible heat as measured by the thermometer. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. Body heat; most Mammals have approximately the same temperature as Man, Birds a higher; homoiothermal and poikilothermal. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  17. [Latin] Body-heat; most Mammals have approximatelythe same temperature as Man, Birds a higher; cf. homoiothermal and poikilothermal (phys.). na
  18. Condition with respect to heat or cold, especially as indicated by the sensation produced, or by the thermometer or pyrometer; degree of heat or cold; as, the temperature of the air; high temperature; low temperature; temperature of freezing or of boiling. mso.anu.edu.au
  19. The degree of heat of the body of a living being, esp. of the human body; also (Colloq.), loosely, the excess of this over the normal (of the human body 98 dictgcide_fs
  20. Degree or intensity of sensible heat of a body or of the atmosphere esp. as shown by thermometer, as high, low, t., take his t.; absolute ZERO of t.; t. curve (showing variations of t.). [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  21. Degree of sensible heat or cold. American pocket medical dictionary.
  22. The degree of heat exhibited by a substance when measured by one of the accepted scales; i. e., Fahrenheit, Centigrade, Reaumur. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  23. [L.] The state of a body, as to its being sensibly hot or cold, which state is measured by a thermometer. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  24. n. Constitution ; state ; degree of any quality ;-condition with respect to heat or cold ; degree of heat or cold. Cabinet Dictionary
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