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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a thermometer calibrated in degrees centigrade;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Centigrade \Cen"ti*grade\, a. [L. centum a hundred + gradus degree: cf. F. centigrade.] Consisting of a hundred degrees; graduated into a hundred divisions or equal parts. Specifically: Of or pertaining to the centigrade thermometer; as, 10[deg] centigrade (or 10[deg] C.). In measurements, abreviated C. [1913 Webster] Centigrade thermometer, a thermometer having the zero or 0 at the point indicating the freezing state of water, and the distance between that and the point indicating the boiling state of water divided into one hundred degrees. It is called also the Celsius thermometer, from Anders Celsius, the originator of this scale. Measurements are reported as [deg] C. [1913 Webster] Centigram
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Centigrade thermometer n 1: a thermometer calibrated in degrees centigrade