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{adj: centigrade} 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



{adj: zero, 0} indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration
"a zero score"

{n: Arabic numeral, Hindu numeral, Hindu-Arabic numeral} one of the symbols 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0
<-> Roman numeral

{n: Beaufort scale, wind scale} an international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane)

{n: Beaufort scale} a scale from 0 to 12 for the force of the wind

{n: Celsius scale, international scale, centigrade scale} a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees

{n: Greenwich Mean Time, Greenwich Time, GMT, universal time, UT, UT1} the local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England; it is the same everywhere

{n: Kelvin scale, absolute scale} a temperature scale that defines absolute zero as 0 degrees; water freezes at 273.16 degrees and boils at 373.16 degrees

{n: Kronecker delta} a function of two variables i and j that equals 1 when i=j and equals 0 otherwise

{n: Mohs scale} a scale of hardness of solids; talc is 0 and diamond is 10; ordering is determined by which substance can scratch another substance

{n: Reaumur scale} a temperature scale on which water freezes at 0 degrees and boils at 80 degrees

{n: abortus} a human fetus whose weight is less than 0.5 kilogram when removed or expelled from the mother's body

{n: absolute zero} (cryogenics) the lowest temperature theoretically attainable (at which the kinetic energy of atoms and molecules is minimal); 0 Kelvin or -273.15 centigrade or -459.67 Fahrenheit

{n: acute angle} an angle less than 90 degrees but more than 0 degrees

{n: angstrom, angstrom unit, A} a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation

{n: binary digit} either 0 or 1 in binary notation

{n: binary notation} any notation that uses 2 characters (usually 0 and 1)

{n: calm air} wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale

{n: compass card, mariner's compass} compass in the form of a card that rotates so that 0 degrees or North points to magnetic north

{n: correlation coefficient, coefficient of correlation, correlation} a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation)
"what is the correlation between those two variables?"

{n: crith} the weight of a liter of hydrogen (at 0 centigrade and 760 millimeters pressure)

{n: decimal digit} a digit from 0 to 9 in decimal notation

{n: decimal notation} any notation that uses 10 different characters (usually the digits 0 to 9)

{n: digit, figure} one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
"0 and 1 are digits"

{n: domino} a small rectangular block used in playing the game of dominoes; the face of each block has two equal areas that can bear 0 to 6 dots

{n: duodecimal digit} a digit from 0 to 11 in duodecimal notation

{n: eutectoid steel} a steel that contains 0.9% carbon (the eutectic point); a carbon steel with 0.9% carbon is pure pearlite

{n: fantan, fan tan} a Chinese gambling game; a random number of counters are placed under a bowl and you gamble on how many will be left (0, 1, 2, or 3 modulo 4)

{n: field} (mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1
"the set of all rational numbers is a field"

{n: floating-point notation, floating-point representation system} a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is indicated by an exponent of the radix; in the floating-point representation system, 0.0012 is represented as 0.12-2 where -2 is the exponent

{n: fuzzy logic} a form of mathematical logic in which truth can assume a continuum of values between 0 and 1

{n: gilbert, Gb, Gi} a unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns

{n: hard steel} steel with more than 0.3% carbon

{n: hexadecimal digit} a digit from 0 to 15 in hexadecimal notation

{n: hyper-eutectoid steel} a steel that contains more than 0.9% carbon

{n: hypercoaster} a roller coaster that goes up 200 feet or higher and can catapult riders from 0 to 70 mph in 4 seconds by motors originally designed to launch rockets

{n: hypo-eutectoid steel} a steel that contains less that 0.9% carbon

{n: kilometer, kilometre, km, klick} a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)

{n: lepton} an elementary particle that participates in weak interactions; has a baryon number of 0

{n: li} Chinese distance measure; approximately 0.5 kilometers

{n: lux, lx} a unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square meter; 0.0929 foot candle

{n: majority operation} a threshold operation in which each operand is 0 or 1; output is 1 if and only if more than half the operands have the value 1

{n: medium steel} steel with 0.15-0.3% carbon

{n: meson, mesotron} an elementary particle responsible for the forces in the atomic nucleus; a hadron with a baryon number of 0

{n: mild steel, low-carbon steel, soft-cast steel} steel with less than 0.15% carbon

{n: minim} a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 1/60th fluid dram or 0.059194 cubic centimeters

{n: mutchkin} a Scottish unit of liquid measure equal to 0.9 United States pint

{n: negative correlation, indirect correlation} a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1

{n: neutron} an elementary particle with 0 charge and mass about equal to a proton; enters into the structure of the atomic nucleus

{n: north, due north, northward, N} the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees

{n: octal digit} a digit from 0 to 7 in octal notation

{n: octal notation} any mathematical notation that uses 8 different characters (usually the digits 0 to 7)

{n: pH, pH scale} (from potential of Hydrogen) the logarithm of the reciprocal of hydrogen-ion concentration in gram atoms per liter; provides a measure on a scale from 0 to 14 of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution (where 7 is neutral and greater than 7 is more basic and less than 7 is more acidic);

{n: parity bit, parity, check bit} (computer science) a bit that is used in an error detection procedure in which a 0 or 1 is added to each group of bits so that it will have either an odd number of 1's or an even number of 1's; e.g., if the parity is odd then any group of bits that arrives with an even number of 1's must contain an error

{n: pint, dry pint} a United States dry unit equal to 0.5 quart or 33.6 cubic inches

{n: positive correlation, direct correlation} a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with large values of the other and small with small; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and +1

{n: poundal, pdl} a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 foot/sec/sec to a mass of 1 pound; equal to 0.1382 newtons

{n: probability, chance} a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible
"the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5"

{n: pure imaginary number} an imaginary number of the form a+bi where a is 0

{n: radio wave, radio emission, radio radiation} an electromagnetic wave with a wavelength between 0.5 cm to 30,000 m

{n: range} the limits of the values a function can take
"the range of this function is the interval from 0 to 1"

{n: record} the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had
"at 9-0 they have the best record in their league"

{n: score} a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest
"the score was 7 to 0"

{n: standard atmosphere, atmosphere, atm, standard pressure} a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade

{n: threshold function} a function that takes the value 1 if a specified function of the arguments exceeds a given threshold and 0 otherwise

{n: torr, millimeter of mercury, mm Hg} a unit of pressure equal to 0.001316 atmosphere; named after Torricelli

{n: water, H2O} binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent

{n: zero, 0, nought, cipher, cypher} a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number


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