- A metric scale of temperature with 0.01 °C as the triple point of water, and a difference in temperature of 1 °C corresponds to 1/273.16 of the difference in temperature between the triple point and the absolute zero.
- Of the Celsius temperature scale.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Cel"si*us (?), n. The Celsius
thermometer or scale, so called from Anders Celsius, a Swedish
astronomer, who invented it. It is the same as the
centigrade thermometer or scale.
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
Celsius, a distinguished Swedish astronomer, born at Upsala, and
professor of Astronomy there; inventor of the Centigrade thermometer
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