Meaning of CENTIGRADE in English

I. ˈsentəˌgrād also ˈsän- adjective

Etymology: French, from centi- + grade degree, grade — more at grade

: relating to, conforming to, or having a thermometric scale on which the interval between two standard points, the freezing point and the boiling point of water, is divided into 100 degrees, 0° representing the freezing point and 100° the boiling point

10° centigrade

a centigrade instrument

— abbr. C ; compare celsius

II. noun

( -s )

1. : a centigrade thermometer

2. : a centigrade scale

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