Fahrenheit scale


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Fahrenheit scale

n
(Units) a scale of temperatures in which 32° represents the melting point of ice and 212° represents the boiling point of pure water under standard atmospheric pressure. Compare Celsius scale

Fahrenheit scale

The temperature scale which measures the melting point of ice at 32° and the boiling point of water at 212°.
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Noun1.Fahrenheit scale - a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 32 degrees and the boiling point of water a 212 degreesFahrenheit scale - a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 32 degrees and the boiling point of water a 212 degrees
temperature scale - a system of measuring temperature
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Fahr·en·heit scale

n. escala de Fahrenheit, escala de temperatura que usa el punto de congelación a 32° y el de ebullición a 212°.
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5 inches long and is made of brass and has the Fahrenheit scale down the sides.
It is as if their hotel room thermostat shows temperature measured in Centigrade, and they have forgotten or never learned how to convert Centigrade to the Fahrenheit scale with which they are familiar.
Presets are both in degree Celsius and degree Fahrenheit scale.