Degree (temperature)

Degree (temperature)

The term degree is used in several scales of temperature. The symbol ° is usually used, followed by the initial letter of the unit, for example “°C” for degree(s) Celsius. A degree can be defined as a set change in temperature measured against a given scale, for example, one degree celsius is one hundredth of the temperature change between water melting and water boiling.

Read more about Degree (temperature):  Scales of Temperature Measured in Degrees, Kelvin, Comparisons, Temperature Conversions

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