Celsius

See also: celsius and célsius

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Named after Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701–1744), who first proposed the centigrade scale in 1742. The surname is Latinized from the estate's name, Latin celsus (mound).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛlsiəs/
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AdjectiveEdit

Celsius (not comparable)

  1. Related to a metric temperature scale, originally defined as having the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and its boiling point as 100 degrees, at standard atmospheric pressure. The standardized definition has 0.01 °C as the triple point of water, and a difference in temperature of 1 °C corresponds to 1273.16 of the difference in temperature between the triple point and the absolute zero.
    Synonyms: (dated) centigrade, centesimal
    Coordinate terms: Fahrenheit, kelvin, Réaumur

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ReferencesEdit

  • "Celsius, Anders". Encyclopædia Britannica. 1 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 609

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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈselsːius/, [ˈs̠e̞ls̠ːius̠]

NounEdit

Celsius

  1. The letter "C" in the Finnish tavausaakkoset, a spelling system similar to ICAO spelling alphabet.
  2. a surname

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Celsius (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative Celsius Celsiukset
genitive Celsiuksen Celsiusten
Celsiuksien
partitive Celsiusta Celsiuksia
illative Celsiukseen Celsiuksiin
singular plural
nominative Celsius Celsiukset
accusative nom. Celsius Celsiukset
gen. Celsiuksen
genitive Celsiuksen Celsiusten
Celsiuksien
partitive Celsiusta Celsiuksia
inessive Celsiuksessa Celsiuksissa
elative Celsiuksesta Celsiuksista
illative Celsiukseen Celsiuksiin
adessive Celsiuksella Celsiuksilla
ablative Celsiukselta Celsiuksilta
allative Celsiukselle Celsiuksille
essive Celsiuksena Celsiuksina
translative Celsiukseksi Celsiuksiksi
instructive Celsiuksin
abessive Celsiuksetta Celsiuksitta
comitative Celsiuksineen
Possessive forms of Celsius (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person Celsiukseni Celsiuksemme
2nd person Celsiuksesi Celsiuksenne
3rd person Celsiuksensa

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NounEdit

Celsius n (strong, genitive Celsius, plural Celsius)

  1. Celsius

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SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈθelsjus/, [ˈθel.sjus]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈselsjus/, [ˈsel.sjus]

NounEdit

Celsius m (uncountable)

  1. Celsius
    Synonym: centígrado

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