The kelvin is a unit o meisur for temperatur based upon an absolute scale.[1] It is ane o the seiven base units in the Internaitional System o Units (SI) an is assigned the unit seembol K.[2] It wis named efter Varsity o Glesga ingineer an physicist William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin.[3]


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  3. Martin, Elizabeth (2009), "Kelvin, Sir William Thomson, Lord", The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors (in Inglis), Oxford University Press, doi:10.1093/acref/9780199545155.001.0001/acref-9780199545155-e-5281, ISBN 978-0-19-954515-5, retrieved 10 Mey 2022