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Fahrenheit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Temperature
FahrenheitFah‧ren‧heit /ˈfærənhaɪt/ noun [uncountable] (written abbreviation F)  TMTa scale of temperature in which water freezes at 32° and boils at 212° 72° Fahrenheit (=72 degrees on the Fahrenheit scale)Fahrenheit adjective
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FahrenheitIt's hot out there, several million degrees Fahrenheit.The window is closed and the temperature pretty steady at sixty-five Fahrenheit.In both mental and written parallel tests more pupils were able to give the temperature in Celsius than in Fahrenheit.
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