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tem·per·a·ture gra·di·ent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. temperature gradient(noun)

    change in temperature as a function of distance (especially altitude)

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  1. Temperature gradient

    A temperature gradient is a physical quantity that describes in which direction and at what rate the temperature changes the most rapidly around a particular location. The temperature gradient is a dimensional quantity expressed in units of degrees per unit length. The SI unit is kelvin per meter. Temperature gradients in the atmosphere are important in the atmospheric sciences.

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  1. temperature gradient

    At sea, a temperature gradient is the change of temperature with depth; a positive gradient is a temperature increase with an increase in depth, and a negative gradient is a temperature decrease with an increase in depth.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of temperature gradient in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of temperature gradient in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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