Definition of Celsius adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈselsiəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈselsiəs//
(also centigrade) (abbreviation C)
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of or using a scale of temperature in which water freezes at 0° and boils at 100° It will be a mild night, around nine degrees Celsius. the Celsius Scale Word Originmid 19th cent.: named after Anders Celsius, the Swedish astronomer who invented the temperature scale.

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