[kel -vin]

Definition #1 for "kelvin"

British physicist who invented the Kelvin scale of temperature and pioneered undersea telegraphy (1824-1907)


Definition #2 for "kelvin"

The SI unit of temperature, defined as being 1/273.16 of the triple point of water; abbreviated K. The melting point of water at 760 mm pressure is 273.15 Kelvins, and the boiling point 373.15 Kelvins. One degree Kelvin is equal to one degree Centigrade, and


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