Celsius vs. Centigrade
Difference Between Celsius and Centigrade
Of or relating to a temperature scale that registers the freezing point of water as 0° and the boiling point as 100° under normal atmospheric pressure. See Table at measurement.
alternative case form of Celsius
(of a scale) Having 100 divisions between two fixed points.
Swedish astronomer who devised the centigrade thermometer (1701-1744)
(uncountable) A centigrade temperature scale having the freezing point of water defined as 0° and its boiling point defined as 100° at standard atmospheric pressure. Now more commonly known as the Celsius scale.
A single degree on this scale.a temperature of 34 centigrades