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Centigrade

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celsius
(Science: unit) a measurement of temperature (celsius or centigrade) that is commonly used in Europe.
normal body temperature is considered to be 37 degrees celsius or 98.6 degrees fahrenheit. Body temperature can vary 1/2 degree Celsius above or below 37 c and still be considered normal. Body temperature varies with many factors including level of activity.
to convert a fahrenheit temperature to celsius use: c = (f-32) x 5/9. To convert a celsius temperature to fahrenheit use: f = (c x 9/5) – 32


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