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  1. A metric scale of temperature with 0.01 °C as the triple point of water, and a difference in temperature of 1 °C corresponds to 1/273.16 of the difference in temperature between the triple point and the absolute zero.
    Etymology: After Swedish astronomer w:Anders Celsius, Anders Celsius (1701–1744), who first proposed the centigrade scale in 1742.

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