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Definition of Fahrenheit

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Definition as written by paulgrow:

Relating or conforming to a thermometric scale on which under standard atmospheric pressure the boiling point of water is at 212 above the zero of the scale, the freezing point is at 32 above zero.

See also Celsius

Definition as written by Terry:

An interesting factoid: Fahrenheit was named for the German
physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, who proposed it in 1724.
Here is a link to the NOAA site that has a conversion for Fahrenheit to Celsius: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/pub/temp2.htm


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