relative temperature scale
A temperature scale in which measurements are amounts that are more or less than a reference amount. In the Celsius scale, for example, the reference amount is set as the freezing point of water, or zero. Other measurements are made relative to this point. Relative temperature scales have both positive and negative numbers. The Celsius scale and the Fahrenheit scale are relative temperature scales. Compare absolute temperature scale.
noun, Mathematics. 1. a topology of a subset of a topological space, obtained by intersecting the subset with every open set in the topology of the space.
[wind] /wɪnd/ noun 1. the velocity or direction of airflow with respect to the body it surrounds, especially an airfoil.
verb (used with object), relativized, relativizing. 1. to regard as or make relative. verb 1. to make or become relative 2. (transitive) to apply the theory of relativity to
noun, Philosophy. 1. any theory holding that criteria of judgment are relative, varying with individuals and their environments. noun 1. any theory holding that truth or moral or aesthetic value, etc, is not universal or absolute but may differ between individuals or cultures See also historicism relativism definition The doctrine that no ideas or beliefs […]