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A temperature scale having absolute zero as the lowest temperature. The Kelvin scale is an absolute scale.
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|Noun||1.||absolute scale - a temperature scale that defines absolute zero as 0 degrees; water freezes at 273.16 degrees and boils at 373.16 degrees|
temperature scale - a system of measuring temperature
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