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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