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Term: Degree-day
Definition: 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.
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