ALL meanings of absolute zero

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  • uncountable noun absolute zero Absolute zero is a theoretical temperature that is thought to be the lowest possible temperature. 3
  • noun absolute zero the lowest temperature theoretically attainable, at which the particles constituting matter would be in the lowest energy states available; the zero of thermodynamic temperature; zero on the International Practical Scale of Temperature: equivalent to –273.15°C or –459.67°F 3
  • noun absolute zero the temperature at which matter has no heat and its molecules are completely still; theoretically, the lowest possible temperature: equal to about -273.16°C or about -459.69°F or 0°K 3
  • noun absolute zero temperature (absolute temperature) as measured on a scale in which the hypothetical lowest limit of physical temperatures is assigned the value zero (absolute zero) as the Kelvin scale. 1
  • noun absolute zero lowest possible temperature 1
  • noun absolute zero (physics) The coldest possible temperature, zero on the Kelvin scale, or approximately −273.15 °C, −459.67 °F; total absence of heat; temperature at which motion of all molecules would cease. 0
  • noun absolute zero (Slang) A person or thing of absolutely no consequence. 0
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