Celsius vs Centigrade what difference

what is difference between Celsius and Centigrade

English

Adjective

celsius (not comparable)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Celsius

Anagrams

  • sluices

Finnish

Etymology

From Anders Celsius (27 November 1701 – 25 April 1744), a Swedish astronomer, physicist and mathematician.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈselsːius/, [ˈs̠e̞ls̠ːius̠]
  • Rhymes: -elsːius
  • Syllabification: cel‧si‧us

Noun

celsius

  1. (as modifier in compound terms) Celsius
  2. (nonstandard) Celsius (relating to the Celsius scale of temperature)

Declension

Compounds

  • celsiusaste
  • celsiusasteikko

Latin

Adjective

celsius

  1. nominative neuter singular of celsior
  2. accusative neuter singular of celsior
  3. vocative neuter singular of celsior

Spanish

Noun

celsius m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of Celsius


English

Etymology

  • centi- +‎ grade, degree.

Adjective

centigrade (not comparable)

  1. (of a scale) Having 100 divisions between two fixed points.
  2. Celsius (since 1948).

Noun

centigrade (usually uncountable, plural centigrades)

  1. (uncountable) A centigrade temperature scale having the freezing point of water defined as 0° and its boiling point defined as 100° at standard atmospheric pressure. Known as the Celsius scale since 1948.
    • 2018, VOA Learning English > China’s Melting Glacier Brings Visitors, Adds to Climate Concerns
      Earth is one degree Centigrade hotter today than in pre-industrial times.
  2. (countable, dated) A single degree on this scale.
  3. (countable) A unit of angle equal to the hundredth part of a quadrant. Its symbol is gon.

Translations

See also

  • milligrade

French

Pronunciation

Adjective

centigrade (plural centigrades)

  1. centigrade (all meanings)

Further reading

  • “centigrade” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Italian

Adjective

centigrade

  1. feminine plural of centigrado

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