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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Kelvin, First Baron. Title of William Thomson. 1824-1907. British physicist who developed the Kelvin scale of temperature (1848) and supervised the laying of a trans-Atlantic cable (1866).

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  • proper n. A river in Scotland, running through Glasgow.
  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname; rather rare.
  • n. Alternative capitalization of kelvin

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