Meaning of “centigrade” in the English Dictionary

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"centigrade" in British English

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centigradenoun [ U ], adjective

uk /ˈsen.tɪ.ɡreɪd/ us /ˈsen.t̬ə.ɡreɪd/

→  Celsius

Examples

  • 40 degrees centigrade is the maximal temperature at which this chemical reaction will occur.
  • We measure the temperature in degrees centigrade.

(Definition of “centigrade” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"centigrade" in American English

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centigradenoun [ U ]

us /ˈsen·tɪˌɡreɪd/

(Definition of “centigrade” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)