Réaumur


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Ré·au·mur

or Re·au·mur  (rā′ō-myo͝or′)
adj. Abbr. R
Relating to, being, or indicated on a thermometer scale that registers the freezing point of water as 0° and the boiling point as 80°.

[After René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur.]
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Réaumur

(ˈreɪəˌmjʊə)
adj
(General Physics) indicating measurement on the Réaumur scale of temperature
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Ré•au•mur

(ˈreɪ əˌmyʊər)

n.
1. René Antoine Ferchault de, 1683–1757, French physicist and inventor.
adj.
2. Also, Re′au•mur`. noting or pertaining to a temperature scale (Ré′aumur scale`) in which 0° represents the ice point and 80° represents the steam point.
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