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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)..

Usage examples (38)
  • It has been said that a rise of one degree Fahrenheit in the mean annual temperature of the globe would free both polar regions from their ice
  • Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit under normal conditions
  • Does not respond to Clarke's statement that the Saudi departures segment in Fahrenheit is "a mistake."
  • "Fondly Fahrenheit" is a true classic and everyone should read it. for more
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