Ambient temperature

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The temperature existing in a room or the temperature of an object in equilibrium with its surroundings.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Umgebungstemperatur (Deut.); température ambiante (Fr.); temperatura ambiente (Port.)

Resources and Citations

  • ASTM, Standard Terminology Relating to Natural and Artificial Weathering Tests of Nonmetallic Materials, Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Section 14, General Methods and Instrumentation, ASTM, G113, 1371-1373, Sep-94
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998