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Celsiusnoun [U], adjective

uk   /ˈsel.si.əs/  us   /ˈsel.si.əs/ (also centigrade, written abbreviation C)
(of) a measurement of temperature on a standard in which 0° is the temperature at which water freezes, and 100° the temperature at which it boils: Are the temperatures given in Celsius or Fahrenheit? The sample was heated to (a temperature of) 80°C.
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Celsiusnoun [U]

 us   /ˈsel·si·əs/ (also centigrade, abbreviation C)
a range of numbers for measuring temperature in which water freezes at 0° and boils at 100°
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Translations of “Celsius”
in Korean 섭씨…
in Arabic سِلسيوس (مِقْياس لِدَرَجة الحَرارة)…
in Malaysian darjah celsius…
in French Celsius…
in Russian шкала Цельсия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 攝氏溫度(的)…
in Italian centigrado, Celsius…
in Turkish santigrat…
in Polish skala Celsjusza, stopień Celsjusza…
in Spanish Celsius, centígrado…
in Vietnamese độ C…
in Portuguese Celsius…
in Thai เซลเซียส…
in German Celsius…
in Catalan Celsius, centígrad…
in Japanese 摂氏(温度)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摄氏温度(的)…
in Indonesian Celsius…
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