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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: William Kelvin

Kelvin

noun
     
Related topics: Temperature
Kel‧vin [uncountable]
TMT K a scale of temperature in which water freezes at 273.15 K and boils at 373.15 K
Kelvin adjective

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