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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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Swope joins Fahrenheit 212 from IDEO where he served as a Senior Client, Human Factors and Project Lead in the company's Munich office.
Fahrenheit works better than Centigrade, just as miles work better than kilometres, pints work better than litres, feet and inches work better than metres and decimal points.
On a cold day, a building heated to 85 degrees fahrenheit will leak more heat than a building when inside temperatures are 72 degrees.
Provide a heated shelter for workers with prolonged exposure to equivalent wind-chill temperatures of 20x Fahrenheit or less.
The vacreator injects dry steam into the milk, raising the temperature from 160 to 168 degrees Fahrenheit.
Holiday Hint: To maximize the shelf life of your bulk food purchases, make sure your refrigerator is set below 40 degrees Fahrenheit and your freezer is set at or below 0 degrees Fahrenheit (use thermometers
Food safety tip: When reheating leftovers for another meal, heat foods to an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit (even if you microwave it) - use a meat thermometer to make sure.
Two convertible drawers offer high temperature settings (50 degrees Fahrenheit - wine chilling) and low temperature settings (-13 degrees Fahrenheit - quick freeze) in addition to standard refrigerator, freezer and soft freeze settings.
Wide temperature tolerance: a temperature range of minus 4 degrees Fahrenheit to 150 degrees Fahrenheit allows the sensors to maintain functionality in intense heat, rain and fog.
According to ISO New England's annual power supply outlook released in April, summer electricity use for New England is forecast to reach 26,355 MW on at least one day during this summer under normal peak weather conditions of around 91 degrees Fahrenheit.