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temperature (s) (noun), temperatures (pl)
1. A reference as to how hot or cold something or someone is: Jane’s mother measured her temperature because she thought she had the flu and was shivering.
2. Denoting the coldness or heat regarding excitement: After the political survey was completed, the temperature of the feelings of the opposing politicians in connection with the next election was very obvious.
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(Greek: cold, very cold, freezing; used to describe the effects of low temperatures or activities carried on at a very low temperature)
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axillary temperature (s) (noun), axillary temperatures (pl)
The body heat as recorded by a thermometer placed in the armpit: Kelvin had his axillary temperature measured by his doctor and the reading was normal in that it was .75 degrees Fahrenheit which was less than his oral (mouth) temperature.
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electron temperature
The temperature at which the ideal gas molecules would have an average kinetic energy equal to that of electrons in a plasma which is being investigated.
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equivalent temperature
The air temperature of an imaginary environment in which an occupant would feel the same thermal sensation as in the actual environment.
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optimum temperature (s) (noun), optimum temperatures (pl)
The temperature which is most suitable, or best, for a procedure or operation; especially, the development of bacterial cultures.
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salinity-temperature-depth recorder, CTD Recorder, STD Recorder
A device with sensors and a recorder, used to record salinity, temperature, and the depth of ocean water.
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thermic sense, temperature sense
1. The network of sense organs and connecting pathways that allow differences in temperature changes.
2. The sense by which differences of temperature are distinguished by thermoreceptors or bodily sense receptors that respond to stimulations of heat and cold temperatures.
3. The capability of perceiving cold and warmth, and so being aware of the differences in the temperatures of external objects.
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temperature
A measurement of average kinetic energy, or heat.
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(topics about the study of the complex motions and interactions of the atmosphere, including the observation of phenomena; such as, temperature, density, winds, clouds, and precipitation)
(the hundred-degree temperature interval gave us the name scale of centigrade from the Latin centum, "hundred" and gradus, "step")
(historical perspectives of thermoscopes to thermometers: Daniel Fahrenheit, Galileo Galilei, Anders Celsius, and Lord Kelvin; among others, were major contributors to temperature calculations as we know them today)
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ambient temperature
The temperature of a surrounding or an environmental area.
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Centigrade temperature
Centigrade temperature, from the historical perspective.
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effective temperature
The temperature a black body would have if it radiated the same amount of radiation from the same volume as the object being considered.
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normal operating cell temperature; NOCT
The estimated temperature of a photovoltaic module when operating under 800 watts per square meter irradiance, 20 degrees Celsius ambient temperature and wind speed of one meter per second.

NOCT is used to estimate the nominal operating temperature of a module in its working environment.

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temperature compensation
A circuit that adjusts the charge controller activation points depending on battery temperature.

This feature is recommended if the battery temperature is expected to vary more than ±5°C from ambient temperature.

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temperature factors
It is common for three elements in photovoltaic system sizing to have distinct temperature corrections: a factor used to decrease battery capacity at cold temperatures; a factor used to decrease photovoltaic module voltage at high temperatures; and a factor used to decrease the current carrying capability of wire at high temperatures.
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temperature lapse rate
The rate at which temperatures decrease with height.
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Thermometer and Temperature Scales
Historical perspectives of thermoscopes to thermometers.
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Thermometer and Temperature Scales
The historical background of Thermometer and Temperature Scales.
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