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Definition: A derived unit of measurement used to express the departure of the mean temperature for a day from a given reference (or base) temperature. (C or F)  IPAPermafrost 

A unit of measurement to express the departure of the mean temperature for a day from a given References (or base) temperature. The Freezing Index and the Thawing Index are expressed in degree-days with respect to a References temperature of 0C (32F); units: degree-day Celsius or degree-day Fahrenheit.  TrombottoGeocryology 

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