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Conforming to the scale used by Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit in the graduation of his thermometer; of or relating to Fahrenheit's thermometric scale. Used as an alternative to celsius.
A temperature scale in which the freezing point of pure water occurs at 32 F and the span between freezing point and boiling point of pure water at standard pressure is defined to be 180 scale divisions (180 degrees).
Devised by Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, a German physicist, this is a temperature scale in which 32° represents freezing and 212° represents boiling. For conversion tips, see our Conversion Charts
A system of temperature measurement.
Measurement scale on which under standard atmospheric pressure the boiling point of water is at 212 above the zero of the scale, the freezing point is at 32 above zero
A temperature scale having the freezing point of pure water at 32° and the boiling point at 212° under standard sea level pressure.
Temperature scale based on 32F for the temperature at which water freezes and 212F for the temperature at which water boils (180 difference). Conversion to Farhenheit from Celsius (centigrade) temperature scale is by the following formula: F = 9/5C + 32, where C is the temperature in Celsius degrees.
a temperature scale in which 32° represents the freezing point of water and 212° the boiling point. To convert to Celsius, subtract 32 from the Fahrenheit reading, multiply by 5 and divide by 9.
a temperature scale in which 32° F is the freezing point of pure water and 212 ° F is the boiling point under normal atmospheric pressure.
FEHR-uhn-hite] A temperature scale in which 32° represents freezing and 212° represents the steam point. The scale was devised by Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, an 18th-century German physicist. To convert Fahrenheit temperatures to Celsius, subtract 32 from the Fahrenheit reading, multiply by 5 and divide by 9. Or, use our online cooking calculators and cooking temperature conversion tools.
The temperature scale used in the United States. F=(C/.556) +32
A scale that measures temperature where water boils at 212ºF and freezes at 32ºF. In the United States, we use both Fahrenheit and Celsius, but most people are most familiar with Fahrenheit. It was developed by Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit.
(1) The temperature scale in which 32 degrees is the temperature at which water freezes; 212° is the temperature at which it boils.
A temperature scale, where 32º F represents the freezing point and 212º F represents the boiling point.
The scale of temperature measurement most commonly used in the United States of America.
( Temperature Conversions) A method of measuring temperature. Water freezes at 32 degrees F and boils at 212 degrees F.
a temperature scale still in use in USA
The unit of temperature in the English measuring system. 32 degrees F is the freezing point of water at sea level, while 212 degrees F is the boiling point. One degree F is equal to 1.8 degrees C.
German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)
The temperature scale popular in the US. Degrees Fahrenheit (T) relate to kelvins (T), the temperature scale used in science, by the formula = 9/5 T - 459.7.
a temperature scale in which boiling of water takes place at 212 degrees and freezing of water occurs at 32 degrees. Abbreviated F
A thermometric scale in which 32°F denotes freezing and 212°F the boiling point of water under normal sea level atmospheric pressure of 14.7 psi. °F = 1.8°C + 32.
Abbreviated . A unit of temperature. In the Fahrenheit scale, water freezes at 32 ° F and boils at 212 ° F. Degrees Celsius = (Degrees Fahrenheit - 32)*5/9.
A temperature scale which references the freezing point of water at 32 degrees, and the boiling temperature of water at 212 degrees at normal atmospheric pressure.
A temperature measurement scale, in which Absolute Zero is -459.7Âº F, water freezes at 32Âº F and water boils at 212Âº F.
Temperature scale and unit of temperature (°F). Named for German physicist Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit (1686-1736) who was the first to use mercury as a thermometric fluid in 1714.
A temperature scale which has the zero point near the freezing point of salt water and 100 degrees point near human body temperature.
A temperature scale devised by Gabriel Fahrenheit. Water freezes at 32 degrees and boils at 212 degrees Fahrenheit.
The temperature scale on which the freezing point is 32 and the boiling point is 212 degrees.
A unit of measurement for temperature. In the Fahrenheit scale water boils at 212 degrees. Water freezes at 32 degrees. Commonly abbreviated by a capital F. It has been replaced in most places of the world by the Centigrade scale of temperature measurement.
The temperature scale that sets the freezing point of water at 32F and its boiling point at 212F at standard atmospheric pressure. The formula for conversion to Celsius is: °C = 5/9 (°F - 32°F). Back to the top
Temperature scale in which the freezing point of water is 32° and the boiling point 212°.
Temperature scale on which water freezes at 32 oF and water boils at oF. The conversion between the Fahrenheit temperature scale (F) and the Celsius temperature scale (C) is: F=32+1.8xC
The temperature scale in which water freezes at 32 degrees F and boils at 212 degrees F. Named after Gabriel Fahrenheit. Temperatures of the Fahrenheit scale can be converted to equivalent temperatures on the CELSIUS or Centigrade scale by first subtracting 32 [degrees] from the Fahrenheit temperature, then multiplying the result by 5/9 according to the formula: (F -32) X 5/9 = C. F - Fahrenheit S - Fahrenheit
The temperature scale on which water freezes at 32 degrees and boils at 212 degrees; designated by the letter F. To convert Fahrenheit to Celsius, subtract 32 from the Fahrenheit number, multiply by 5 and divide by 9 (77 -32 equals 45, times 5 equals 225, divided by 9 equals 25 degrees Celsius).
A temperature scale where 32 degrees is the freezing point of water, and 212 degrees is the boiling point. C=(F-32)*5/9.
A temperature scale referenced to absolute zero.  Pure water freezes at 32°F and boils at 212°F (at one atmosphere of pressure).  To convert °F to °C, subtract 32 and divide by 1.8.
Temperature measurement, named after its discoverer Daniel Fahrenheit 1686-1736, in which 32 degrees is the freezing point and 212 is the boiling point for water.
the imperial measurement of temperature
The heat scale on which water freezes at 32 degrees and boils at 212 degrees, abbreviated by the letter F.
Fahrenheit is the most commonly used temperature scale in the United States. In this scale, the freezing point of water is 32°F while the boiling point is 212°F. This scale is accurate when atmospheric pressure equals the average sea level pressure. At high altitudes (mountains), water boils at a lower temperature.
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.
is a temperature scale based on water freezing at 32.F and boiling at 212.F under standard atmospheric pressure. To convert from Fahrenheit to Centigrade, subtract 32. from the Fahrenheit temperature and divide the resulting quantity by 1.8.
System of measuring temperature which is being replaced with Celsius. Its freezing point is 32Æ’ and boiling point 212Æ’.
A temperature scale with 32º as the freezing point of water and 212º as its boiling point (to convert to Celsius, subtract 32 from the Fahrenheit, multiply by 5 and divide by 9).
English temperature scale, where water freezes at 32º (compared to 0 Centigrade), and boils at 212º (compared to 100ºC).
The thermometer designed by Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit 1686-1736, a German physicist Fahrenheit- born in Danzig. In 1714 he conceived the ill, 11 substituting mercury 11 spirits of wine in the construction of thermometers. He took as zero an his thermometric scale the lowest temperature observed by lion in Danzig during the winter of 1709. The distance, or space between this point and that in which the mercury was at the temperature of boiling water, he divided into 212 equal parts.
A temperature scale defined by 32° at the ice point and 212° at the boiling point of water at sea level.
The temperature scale on which melting ice = 32° and boiling water = 212° The alternative is Celcius. A rough conversion is: °F - 32 / 1.8 = °C
A scale for measuring temperature in which water freezes at 32° and boils at 212°.
A temperature scale in which the boiling point of water is 212 degrees and its freezing point is 32 degrees. To convert Fahrenheit to Celsius, subtract 32, multiply by 5, and divide the product by 9. For example: 100 degrees Fahrenheit â€“ 32 = 68; 68 x 5 = 340; 340 / 9 = 37.77 degrees Celsius
Fahrenheit is a measure of temperature that is abbreviated F. Water freezes at 32°F and boils at 212°F. 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13...
The imperial scale of temperature where ‘32’ represents the freezing point of water and ‘212’ represents the boiling point of water. Formula for conversion to Centigrade - Celsius = C = (F-32)
equals 1.8 multiplied to the sum of the temperature in Celsius and °F = 1.8 x (°C + 32).
Temperature scale at which water boils at 212 degrees and freezes at 32 degrees.
(°F) Fahrenheit temperature scale; Fahrenheit scale. Compare with Celsius. A temperature scale proposed by Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686-1736) which uses the melting point of ice (32°F) and the boiling point of water at one atmosphere (212°F) as calibration points. More...
pertaining to, or measured according to a temperature scale in which 32 degrees represents the ice point and 212 degrees represents the steam point
the standard scale used to measure temperature in the United States; in which the freezing point of water is thirty-two degrees and the boiling point is two hundred and twelve degrees.
A temperature scale in which 32° is freezing and 212° is the steam point. To convert Fahrenheit temperatures to Celsius, subtract 32 from the Fahrenheit reading, multiply by 5 and divide by 9.  (A simple way to calculate is to subtract 10% of Fahrenheit, then double the result, which may be off a degree, but is generally close enough.)
A scale for registering temperature where freezing is 32Â° above zero and boiling is 212Â°.
A unit of measure for temperature. Fahrenheit (1.8 * C) + 32 or 9/5C +32)
A temperature measurement scale which defines the ice point of water as 32 F and the boiling point of water as 212 F. Absolute zero is -459.7 F.