absolute zero Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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absolute zeronoun [S]

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the ​lowesttemperaturepossible (-273.15°C)
(Definition of absolute zero from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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absolute zeronoun [U]

 /ˈæb·səˌlut ˈzɪər·oʊ/
chemistry the ​temperature that ​scientistsbelieve is the ​lowestpossible and at which all molecules (= ​smallestunits of a ​substance)stopmoving
(Definition of absolute zero from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “absolute zero”
in Chinese (Simplified) 绝对零度…
in Chinese (Traditional) 絕對零度…
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