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Date: 1700-1800
Origin: Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686-1736), German scientist

Fahrenheit

noun
     
Related topics: Temperature
Fah‧ren‧heit [uncountable] written abbreviation F
TMT a scale of temperature in which water freezes at 32º and boils at 212º:
72º Fahrenheit (=72 degrees on the Fahrenheit scale)
Fahrenheit adjective

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