Definition of Fahrenheit

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Fahrenheit

The term 'Fahrenheit' as it applies to the area of the weather can be defined as ' (abbrev. F) The standard scale used to measure temperature in the United States. On this scale, the freezing point of water is 32F and the boiling point is 212F. To convert a Celsius temperature to Fahrenheit, multiply it by 9/5 and then add 32: F = (C * 9/5) + 32'.

The term 'Fahrenheit' as it applies to the area of Earth observation can be defined as ' Temperature scale designed by the German scientist Gabriel Fahrenheit in 1709, based upon water freezing at 32 degrees Fahrenheit and water boiling at 212 degrees Fahrenheit under standard atmospheric pressure. Compare with centigrade'.

The term 'Fahrenheit' as it applies to the area of energy can be defined as ' A temperature scale on which the boiling point of water is at 212 degrees above zero on the scale and the freezing point is at 32 degrees above zero at standard atmospheric pressure'.


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