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  • n. Plural form of kelvin.


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  • Other similar claims: 25,000-hour life, or about 17 years if used for four hours a day, and 2700 kelvins, meaning these LEDs are comparable in color to soft white incandescents.

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  • The heat from the fuel rises to a temperature of 3,000 kelvins, and can speed along the tube 10,000 times faster than the normal spread of this chemical reaction.

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  • As for kelvins, a measure of the color temperature, this LED has 2700 and that makes it comparable to a soft white incandescent.

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  • The bottom row shows what happens when you put a penny in the focal point of the lens: the inside melts away and the coating stays intact zinc melts at 693 kelvins, copper melts at 1,356 K.

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  • A difference or interval of temperature may be expressed in kelvins or in degrees Celsius.


  • The temperature at the upper boundary of the lens, where the phase transition from perovskite to postperovskite occurs, is around 2,500 kelvins 4,000° F.

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  • At the lower boundary, where the reverse transition occurs, the temperature is around 3,500 kelvins 5,800° F.

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  • I didn't find kelvins 'super-dogs', but i sure as hell missed plenty of school thanks to well organised sick days with friends who lived near by.

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  • Consequently, the vessel firing the pulse will need to remain stationary for several seconds; normal starship defensive shields are not configured to withstand the extreme heat (in some cases, greater than 2 million kelvins) and radiation (15,000 rads per second or more) of this environment.

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  • The discharges whip out from the sun's surface at breakneck speeds, producing temperatures in the millions of kelvins and emitting radiation all across the electromagnetic spectrum.

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