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Adjective: centigrade  'sen-ti,greyd
  1. Of or relating to a temperature scale on which the freezing point of water is 0 degrees and the boiling point of water is 100 degrees
Noun: centigrade  'sen-ti,greyd
  1. Temperature measurement on the Celsius scale (where water freezes at zero degrees and boils at 100 degrees; unit divisions are equal to the kelvin, with zero kelvin being -273.15 C)
    - degree centigrade, degree Celsius, C, Celsius

Derived forms: centigrades

Type of: degree

Encyclopedia: Centigrade