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From German Fahrenheit, named after Prussian scientist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit.

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Fahrenheit (not comparable)

  1. 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.
    Coordinate terms: Celsius, kelvin

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EtymologyEdit

Named after Prussian scientist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfaːʁənhaɪ̯t/
  • Hyphenation: Fah‧ren‧heit
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Fahrenheit n (genitive Fahrenheit, no plural)

  1. Fahrenheit

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