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Etymology

Named after the Irish-born Scottish physicist William Thomson, Lord Kelvin.

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kelvin

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  1. In the International System of Units, the base unit of thermodynamic temperature; 1/273.16 of the thermodynamic temperature of the triple point of water. Shown as "K".
  2. A unit interval on the Kelvin scale.
    The interval between the freezing and boiling points of water is 100 kelvins.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A unit for a specific temperature on the Kelvin scale.
    Ice melts above 273.16 kelvin.
    Water boils above 373.16 kelvin.

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French

Noun

kelvin

  1. (m) kelvin

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