temperature :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words

temperature

tem pruh cher

  • n  the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
  • n  the somatic sensation of cold or heat

  • Temperature The colder the temperature, the more people tend to eat, which is why restaurants often keep thermostats low.
  • A small increase in water temperature among sensitive fish like the South American pejerrey can result in a population that is 98% male You may have missed it in biology class, but .
  • The reaction would release energy and raise the temperature, so the magnetic field must grow stronger when necessary to keep things in balance.
News & Articles

Quotes

  • Jose Serra in BBC News
    Sao Paulo State Governor Jose Serra said: "I was told that the temperature inside the plane was 1,000C [1,830F], so the chances of there being any survivors are practically nil."
  • Wally Schirra in FOX News
    Mostly it's lousy out there,Schirra said in 1981 on the occasion of the first space shuttle flight. "It's a hostile environment, and it's trying to kill you. The outside temperature goes from a minus 450 degrees to a plus 300 degrees. You...

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.