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ABSOLUTE ZERO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does absolute zero mean? 

ABSOLUTE ZERO (noun)
  The noun ABSOLUTE ZERO has 1 sense:

1. (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

  Familiarity information: ABSOLUTE ZERO used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ABSOLUTE ZERO (noun)


Sense 1absolute zero [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("absolute zero" is a kind of...):

temperature (the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity))

Domain category:

cryogenics; cryogeny (the branch of physics that studies the phenomena that occur at very low temperatures)


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