In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
120 degrees Celsius — 20 grados centígrados / Celsio(s)
- the Celsius scale — la escala centígrada / de Celsius / Celsio
- They are most comfortable in water about 25 degrees Celsius, or slightly higher for breeding.
- Swindon Council's highways department was on red alert as temperatures plunged to 5 degrees Celsius overnight.
- Water exposed to atmospheric pressure boils at approximately 100 degrees Celsius.
- It is better to pre-treat and pre-soak heavily soiled clothing and use a warm wash, of around 50 Celsius degrees, to conserve energy.
- Instead of a global temperature rise of 2.1 degrees Celsius occurring by 2094, it will be postponed to 2100.
- The Kelvin scale uses Celsius units, the main difference being that zero on the Kelvin scale is absolute.
- The ship's diving team took the opportunity to progress continuation training in the pristine 31 degrees Celsius waters around the port.
- They even use Celsius temperatures, which nobody understands.
- The debut of summer saw temperatures entering the 30 degrees Celsius range.
- Biological records show that insect species are appearing six days earlier on average for each degree Celsius rise in temperature.
- I have personally been to both in the midst of winter and enjoyed temperatures around the 20 degrees Celsius mark.
- Without greenhouse gases the earth's average surface temperature would be about 35° Celsius cooler.
- Citizens experienced the heat of summer as the temperature rocketed to 34 Celsius degrees last Sunday.
- The dampness and high temperature of about 25 degrees Celsius provides the best conditions for mould to grow and reproduce.
- So far, studies show that platform level air temperatures will very rarely be above 20 degrees Celsius or lower than freezing.
- Temperatures throughout the region hovered around the minus five degrees Celsius range for most of the two week storm.
- Without these greenhouse gases the earth's average surface temperature would be about 33 degrees Celsius cooler.
- For an hour and a half in the oppressive, dry 35 Celsius degree heat of the day we traveled across the valley and hiked up to the top of Graveyard pass.
- Transfer the meat to a 200 degree Celsius oven for 10 minutes and stand for a further 5 minutes before serving.
- It was two o'clock in the afternoon and thirty-two degrees Celsius outside with the humidity at 88%.
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