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degrees

EN[dɪˈɡɹiːz] [-iːz]
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FR dégrées

    Definition of degrees in English Dictionary

  • NounBFdegreePREdé-
    1. plural of degree.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • A large thermos-like container called a dewar contained 645 gallons of liquid helium to be cooled to within two degrees of absolute zero.
        • At dawn of day, (17th) we got underweigh and steered through the islands; at noon, we were abreast of Termination Island, the latitude of which we found to be 34 degrees 32 minutes.
        • Depending on the degree of polymerization, dipolymer–tetramers are usually called oligomeric procyanidins, and others are usually called procyanidolic polymers [45 ].
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • If I had not snooped on her, I wouldn't have found out that she lied about her degree.
        • When the stems fall off, unpot the tubers and let them sit in the open air for a few days, then wrap them individually in newspaper and store them in a room that stays between 40 to 50 degrees.
        • He's wasting time at university not getting after his degree.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Noun forms
          • Noun plural forms
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      1. en degrees Kelvin
      2. en degrees Celsius
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      4. en degrees of glory
      5. en degrees of freedom
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Grammatically, this word "degrees" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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