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temperature and thermal energy

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Temperature
A measure of the average kinetic energy of the individual particles of an object.
Fahrenheit scale
The temperature scale on which 32 and 212 are the temperatures at which water freezes and boils
Celsius scale
The temperature scale on which zero and 100 are the temperatures at which water freezes and boils at
Kelvin scale
The temperature scale on which zero is the temperature at which no more energy can be removed
Absolute zero
The temperature at which no more energy can be removed from matter