Fahrenheit, Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit(adj)
German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)
of or relating to a temperature scale proposed by the inventor of the mercury thermometer
"water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit under normal conditions"
Describing a temperature scale originally defined as having 0 °F as the lowest temperature obtainable with a mixture of ice and salt, and 96 °F as the temperature of the human body, and now defined with 32 °F equal to 0 °C, and each degree Fahrenheit equal to 5/9 of a degree Celsius or 5/9 kelvin.
Origin: From the German scientist Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit.
conforming to the scale used by Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit in the graduation of his thermometer; of or relating to Fahrenheit's thermometric scale
the Fahrenheit termometer or scale
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fä′ren-hīt, or far′en-īt, n. the name applied to a thermometer, the freezing-point of which is marked at 32, and the boiling-point at 212 degrees (see Thermometer for the relations between the two scales). [Named from the inventor, Gabriel D. Fahrenheit (1686-1736).]
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The numerical value of Fahrenheit in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Fahrenheit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of Fahrenheit in a Sentence
[The spores] thrive in the 'danger zone' of 40-140 degrees Fahrenheit (5 to 60 degrees Celsius).
If I've got to go out when it's 18 degrees (Fahrenheit) and combine soybeans, then that's what we are going to do.
Even if you're not outside in (90-degree Fahrenheit) weather in Atlanta in the humidity, you're still losing weight if you have it on in the air conditioning. It's that hot.
Detectives conducted their investigation into the circumstances surrounding LaPointe's death and estimated the temperature inside the van at 125 degrees Fahrenheit when LaPointe died.
Anything under 40 degrees Fahrenheit is considered cold, on the norm, we check the weather around 4 p.m. and if it's going to be cold, we let people in our shelters know to be prepared.
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