Meaning of absolute temperature scale

ab'solute tem'perature scale"

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— Thermodynam. Thermodynam.
  1. temperatureas measured on a scale in which the hypothetical lowest limit of physical temperatures is assigned the value zeroas the Kelvin scale. Also called
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