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Symbol: ℃ / Base data: temperature.
273.15 subtracted from thermodynamic temperature expressed in kelvin.
degree Celsius is used in Japan
In Japan, where “degree Celsius” is used, the freezing point of water is 0 degrees and the boiling point is 100 degrees. In America, where “degree Fahrenheit” is used, the freezing point of water is 32 degrees and the boiling point is 212 degrees. But, internationally “kelvin” is the base unit and -273.15℃ is the absolute zero point.
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