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Word: centigrade

Definition: denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)


Sentences Containing 'centigrade'

The Centigrade thermometer, in use in foreign countries and in all scientific work, is similar to the Fahrenheit except that the fixed points are marked 100 deg.
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