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Meaning of ABSOLUTE ZERO

Pronunciation:  'absu`loot 'zeerow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (cryogenics) the lowest temperature theoretically attainable (at which the kinetic energy of atoms and molecules is minimal); 0 Kelvin or -273.15 Centigrade or -459.67 Fahrenheit
 
 See Also: temperature

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: This is the lowest possible temperature (0 Kelvin, -273.15° Celsius, -459.67° Fahrenheit). At this temperature, all molecular motion stops.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: algidity, bitterness, bleakness, boiling point, briskness, chill, chilliness, cold, coldness, cool, coolness, coolth, crispness, cryogenics, cryology, decrease in temperature, dew point, freezing point, freshness, frigidity, frostiness, gelidity, iciness, inclemency, intense cold, keenness, low temperature, melting point, nip, nippiness, rawness, recalescence point, rigor, severity, sharp air, sharpness, temperature, zero
 

 

 

 

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