Absolute Instability

Science / Weather / Absolute Instability: When the lapse rate of a column of air is greater than the dry adiabatic lapse rate. The term absolute is used because this applies whether or not the air is dry or saturated.

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Absolute Adjective Synonyms: perfect, complete, total, finished, thorough, through-and-through, consummate, flawless, faultless, unadulterated, pure, unmixed, unalloyed, undiluted, rank
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Absolute Temperature Scale

Science / Weather / Absolute Temperature Scale: A temperature scale with a freezing point of +273°K (Kelvin) and a boiling point of +373°K. MORE

Absolute Temperature

Science / Chemistry / Absolute Temperature: Temperature measured on a scale that sets absolute zero as zero. In the SI system, the kelvin scale is used to measure absolute temperature. MORE

Absolute Strength

Health / Fitness / Absolute Strength: The highest amount of weight a person can lift in one repetition. MORE

Absolute Released Images

Entertainment / Photography / Absolute Released Images: Any images for which signed model or property releases are on file and immediately available. MORE

Absolute Time

Science / Biology / Absolute Time: One of the two types of geologic time (relative time being the other), with a definite age date established mostly by the decay of radioactive elements, although ages may also be obtained by counting MORE

Absolute Zero

Science / Chemistry / Absolute Zero: (0 K) The temperature at which the volume of an ideal gas becomes zero; a theoretical coldest temperature that can be approached but never reached. Absolute zero is zero on the Kelvin scale, -273.15° MORE

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