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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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The most damning part of Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 deals with President Bush's reasons for going to war against Saddam Hussein, the "he has weapons of mass destruction and will use them against the United States" emphasis now ringing hollow.
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If you do cook meat on the overnight, it must reach a core temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit for at least 15 seconds.
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