Centigrade sentence example

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  • A simple sparkler reaches a temperature of up to 2000 degrees centigrade.

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  • The imperfections of the thermopile, with which he began his work, led him, about 1880, to the invention of the bolometer, an instrument of extraordinary delicacy, which in its most refined form is believed to be capable of detecting a change of temperature amounting to less than one-hundred-millionth of a degree Centigrade.

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  • The temperature of maximum density of sea-water of any specific gravity was found by Knudsen to be given with sufficient accuracy for all practical purposes by the formula 0 = 3.950.2660 -0, where 0 is the temperature of maximum density in degrees centigrade.

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  • The decorated wares are finally fired to 1300 centigrade in a reducing atmosphere to produce distinctive flowing colors.

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  • The glass pieces are melted to 1400 degrees centigrade before pouring into the molds.

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  • The two standards, the cubic inch and the cubic decimetre, may not be strictly comparable owing to a difference in the normal temperature (Centigrade and Fahrenheit scales) of the two units of extension, the metre and the yard.

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  • The largest warming of almost three quarters of a degree centigrade per decade was found close to 5 km above the surface.

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  • The climate in Bentota is fairly humid with temperatures ranging between 16 to 27 degrees centigrade.

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  • The rise in average temperature between 1990 and 2050 will be 1.5 degrees Centigrade, which appears negligible.

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  • To guard against frost damage they are fired to 1160 degrees centigrade yet remain porous allowing roots to breathe and preventing waterlogging.

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  • The relative abundance of nitrates and nitrites at the bottom of deep oceans as compared with the surface can be explained in the same way, for at the bottom the temperature is about zero Centigrade and the activities of the denitrifying bacteria are practically suspended.

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  • Six years later he described the centigrade thermometer in a paper read before the Swedish Academy of Sciences (see Thermometry).

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  • Joule inferred from them that the mechanical equivalent of heat is probably about 772 foot-pounds, or, employing the centigrade scale, about 1390 foot-pounds.

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  • In the measurement of temperature the Fahrenheit scale is still followed for imperial standards, and the Centigrade scale for metric standards.

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  • Employing this method, Callendar finds S = 0.497 for steam at one atmosphere Temperature Centigrade FIG.

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  • Processes of annealing, or very gradual cooling, are intended to relieve these strains, but such processes are only completely effective when the cooling, particularly through those ranges of temperature where the glass is just losing the last traces of plasticity, is extremely gradual, a rate measured in hours per degree Centigrade being required.

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  • Adopting the centigrade scale, this gives 1390.846 foot-pounds.

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