kelvin definition

  • noun:
    • A unit of absolute heat corresponding to 1/273.16 associated with the absolute heat associated with the triple point of liquid. One kelvin level is equal to one Celsius degree. See Dining Table at measurement.
    • A temperature scale for which zero takes place at absolute zero and each degree equals one kelvin. Water freezes at 273.15 K and comes at 373.15 K.
    • in Overseas program of Units, the base product of thermodynamic temperature; 1/273.16 regarding the thermodynamic heat regarding the triple point of liquid. Shown as "K".
    • A unit period regarding the Kelvin scale.
    • A unit for a certain temperature regarding Kelvin scale.
    • The SI unit of temperature, thought as becoming 1/273.16 of triple point of liquid; abbreviated K. The melting point of liquid at 760 mm pressure is 273.15 Kelvins, and also the boiling-point 373.15 Kelvins. One degree Kelvin is equal to one level Centigrade, and 9/5 levels Fahrenheit.
    • A name proposed, honoring Lord Kelvin, the kilowatt-hour the British Board of Trade unit of work.
    • the essential product of thermodynamic temperature followed in Systeme International d'Unites
    • British physicist whom invented the Kelvin scale of temperature and pioneered undersea telegraphy (1824-1907)

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