minimum temperature

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

min·i·mum tem·per·a·ture

in bacteriology, denoting a temperature below which growth will not take place.

minimum temperature

In bacteriology, the temperature below which bacterial growth will not take place.
See also: temperature
References in periodicals archive ?
All through the last week, the minimum temperature hovered around 32 degree Celsius.
The minimum temperatures of main cities would be Muzaffarabad 5AA,C, Islamabad 5AA,C, Lahore 8AA,C, Multan 10AA,C , Karachi 19AA,C, Hyderabad 15AA,C, Quetta 4AA,C and Peshawar 8AA,C.
Minimum temperatures will vary between -5 and 0 degrees Celsius, the possible maximum for the day will be 2 to 3[degrees] C as announced by the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology.
08 degree centigrade minimum temperature was recorded in Peshawar on Tuesday while the same remain at 03 degree centigrade in Abbottabad.
On Sunday, the minimum temperature in the national capital was 4.
WEDNESDAY: Cloudy with showers, maximum temperature 18C, minimum temperature 12C.
The official said that the maximum and minimum temperatures which hovered around 33 degree Celsius and 23 degree Celsius on Sunday were expected to dip to as low as 26 and 18 degree Celsius respectively in some areas on Monday.
As for actual figures to apply in practice it is suggested that the minimum temperature should normally be at least 16 degrees Celsius unless much of the work involves severe physical effort in which case the temperature should be at least 13 degrees Celsius.
Similarly, the kharif season minimum temperature increases would be in the order of 3.
Also, an extended drought in the Southwest has caused summertime water temperatures near those spawning grounds to exceed 17[degrees]C--the minimum temperature needed for chub to reproduce in large numbers--for the first time since 1980.
The bonding mechanism can occur at a minimum temperature of 250[degrees]F, but the reaction is very slow.
While there is a legal minimum temperature below which no-one should have to work, there is no equivalent if it gets too hot,'' a TUC spokesman said today.

Full browser ?