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Fahrenheit

Fahr·en·heit

 (făr′ən-hīt′)
adj. Abbr. F
Of or relating to a temperature scale that registers the freezing point of water as 32° and the boiling point as 212° at one atmosphere of pressure. See Table at measurement.

[After Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit.]

Fahrenheit

(ˈfærənˌhaɪt)
adj
(Units) of or measured according to the Fahrenheit scale of temperature. Symbol: F

Fahrenheit

(German ˈfaːrənhait)
n
(Biography) Gabriel Daniel (ˈɡaːbrieːl ˈdaːnieːl). 1686–1736, German physicist, who invented the mercury thermometer and devised the temperature scale that bears his name

Fahr•en•heit

(ˈfær ənˌhaɪt)

n.
1. Gabriel Daniel, 1686–1736, German physicist.
adj.
2. pertaining to, or measured according to a temperature scale (Fahr′enheit scale`) in which 32° represents the ice point and 212° the steam point. Symbol: F See illus. at thermometer.
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Fahrenheit

Fahr·en·heit

(făr′ən-hīt′)
Relating to or based on a temperature scale that indicates the freezing point of water as 32° and the boiling point of water as 212° under standard atmospheric pressure. See Note at Celsius.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Fahrenheit - German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)Fahrenheit - German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)
Adj.1.fahrenheit - of or relating to a temperature scale proposed by the inventor of the mercury thermometer; "water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit under normal conditions"
Translations
فِهرِنهايت
Fahrenheita
fahrenheit
Farenhejto
Fahrenheitkvarîi
pēc Fārenheita
Fahrenheita
Fahrenayt

Fahrenheit

[ˈfærənhaɪt]
A. NFahrenheit m (termómetro, grados etc)
B. CPD Fahrenheit thermometer Ntermómetro m de (grados) Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit

[ˈfærənhaɪt]
adjFahrenheit inv
nFahrenheit m inv
in Fahrenheit → en Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit

nFahrenheit nt

Fahrenheit

[ˈfærnhaɪt] adjFahrenheit inv
Fahrenheit scale → scala Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit

(ˈfӕrənhӕit) adjective
(often abbreviated to F when written) as measured on a Fahrenheit thermometer. fifty degrees Fahrenheit (50F).

Fahrenheit

adj Fahrenheit
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