1. [ noun ] (physics) German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)
Synonyms: gabriel_daniel_fahrenheit
Related terms: physicist
2. [ adjective ] of a temperature scale that registers the freezing point of water as 32 degrees F and the boiling point as 212 degrees F at one atmosphere of pressure
Synonyms: Fahr f

"the Fahrenheit scale"

Related terms: c
Similar spelling:   farandole