HyperDic: fahrenheit

English > 2 senses of the word Fahrenheit:
ADJECTIVEpertFahrenheitof or relating to a temperature scale proposed by the inventor of the mercury thermometer
NOUNperson Fahrenheit, Gabriel Daniel FahrenheitGerman physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)
Fahrenheit > pronunciation
Soundsfeh'rahnhhay.t
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English > Fahrenheit: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to a temperature scale proposed by the inventor of the mercury thermometer.
SpanishFahrenheit
NounsFahrenheit scalea temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 32 degrees and the boiling point of water a 212 degrees
English > Fahrenheit: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningGerman physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736).
SynonymGabriel Daniel Fahrenheit
Instance ofphysicistA scientist trained in physics
CatalanFahrenheit, Grau Fahrenheit

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