Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun kelvin

2 senses of kelvin

Sense 1
kelvin, K -- (the basic unit of thermodynamic temperature adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites)
       => temperature unit -- (a unit of measurement for temperature)

Sense 2
Kelvin, First Baron Kelvin, William Thompson -- (British physicist who invented the Kelvin scale of temperature and pioneered undersea telegraphy (1824-1907))
       INSTANCE OF=> physicist -- (a scientist trained in physics)

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