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absolute zero

noun [U] /ˈæb·səˌlut ˈzɪər·oʊ/
chemistry the temperature that scientists believe is the lowest possible and at which all molecules (= smallest units of a substance) stop moving
Translations of “absolute zero”
in Chinese (Traditional) 絕對零度…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绝对零度…
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