Kelvin

Noun

  • A unit interval on the Kelvin scale.

    "The interval between the freezing and boiling points of water is 100 kelvins."

  • In the International System of Units, the base unit of thermodynamic temperature; 1/273.16 of the thermodynamic temperature of the triple point of water. Shown as "K".
  • (usually as postpositioned adjective) A unit for a specific temperature on the Kelvin scale.

    "Water boils above 373.15 kelvin."

  • "Ice melts above 273.15 kelvin."

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