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Fahr·en·heit (F),

Gabriel D., German-Dutch physicist, 1686-1736. See: Fahrenheit scale.

Fahrenheit (F)

Etymology: Daniel G. Fahrenheit, German physicist, 1686-1736
a scale for the measurement of temperature in which the boiling point of water is 212°F and the freezing point of water is 32°F at sea level. To convert to Celsius, subtract 32, then divide by 1.8. Compare Celsius.
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Temperatures during shooting have dipped to minus 31 degrees Farenheit.
Two electronically controlled brewing cycles powered at 900 watts to produce coffee at the ideal temperature of 200 degrees to 205 degrees Farenheit.
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If you walk down-wind of a traditional Ladakhi home at mealtime or when the temperature drops (it can reach minus 40 degrees Farenheit in winter), the sweet scent of dung-burning stoves and heaters wafts your way like incense.
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Temperatures approached 50 degrees Farenheit, and three and a half hours into the event, we were shocked that there were very few casualties.
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With temperatures hitting 72 degrees Farenheit, Saturday was one of the warmest Grand National days ever.