Definitions for réaumurˈreɪ əˌmyʊər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Reaumur, Rene Antoine Ferchault de Reaumur(noun)

    French physicist who invented the alcohol thermometer (1683-1757)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reaumur(adj)

    of or pertaining to Rene Antoine Ferchault de Reaumur; conformed to the scale adopted by Reaumur in graduating the thermometer he invented

  2. Reaumur(noun)

    a Reaumur thermometer or scale

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Réaumur

    French scientist, born in La Rochelle; made valuable researches and discoveries in the industrial arts as well as in natural history; is best known as the inventor of the thermometer that bears his name, which is graduated into 80 degrees from the temperature of melting ice to that of boiling water (1683-1757).

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