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noun as in hotness, coldness of some degree

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Detainees were hosed down while shackled naked, and placed in rooms with temperatures as low as 59 degrees Fahrenheit.

With falling temperatures, retreat has become a much more attractive option than before.

There are fans, but Hetflaisz never once saw an air-conditioning unit—and temperatures get up to 100 degrees.

Six months out of the year, the temperatures exceed 100 degrees.

It will also take into account outside temperatures and even accommodate for people with fevers.

Tables giving the definite vapor pressures of important liquids at the various fixed temperatures are in common use.

Peaches and nectarines will stand fairly high temperatures after the fruit is well set and especially toward ripening time.

Thus, alloys generally melt at lower temperatures than those required for their separate metals.

No mammals or birds that we know of can live actively with their body temperatures at all approaching the freezing point of water.

These conditions may be a high wind, low relative humidity, high temperatures, or a combination of the three.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to temperatures, such as: heat, cold, climate, condition, warmth, and febricity.

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