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Temperature Definition

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Temperature is a property of matter.

Temperature is a property of matter.

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Temperature Definition: Temperature is the property of matter which reflects the quantity of energy of motion of the component particles. There are several scales used to measure this value (e.g., Kelvin, Celsius, Fahrenheit).

Common Misspellings: temperture, tempature

Examples: The temperature of the solution was 25°C.

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