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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: Anders Celsius (1701-44), Swedish scientist who invented the scale

Celsius

noun
     
Related topics: Temperature
Cel‧si‧us [uncountable] written abbreviation C
TMT a scale of temperature in which water freezes at 0º and boils at 100º [= Centigrade]:
12º Celsius (=12 degrees on the Celsius scale)
Celsius adjective

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