Glossary Definition for Temperature

Glossary Term: Temperature 

Definition

The average kinetic energy of the atoms or molecules of a body or substance, perceived as warmth or coldness. Measured in degrees Fahrenheit, Celsius, or Kelvin.

See: Maxim's full line of thermal management integrated circuits.

Synonyms
  • Temp
Keywords

temp, temperature, thermal, hot, cold, cooling, heating

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