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1.1 This terminology is a compilation of definitions of terms used by ASTM Committee E20 on Temperature Measurement.
1.2 Terms with definitions generally applicable to the fields of thermometry and hydrometry are listed in 3.1.
1.3 Terms with definitions applicable only to the indicated standards in which they appear are listed in 3.2.
1.4 Information about the International Temperature Scale of 1990 is given in Appendix X1.
1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
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