- Absolute temperature is defined as the measurement of temperature beginning at absolute zero on the Kelvin scale.
An example of when one might use absolute temperature as a form of measurement is in the study of thermodynamics.
absolute temperature definition by Webster's New World
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temperature measured from absolute zero on the Kelvin scale or on the Rankine scale
absolute temperature definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun Abbr. absThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Temperature measured or calculated on an absolute scale.
absolute temperature - Medical Definition
noun Abbr. T
Temperature measured in kelvin from absolute zero.