Fahrenheit scale

  1. a scale of temperatures in which 32° represents the melting point of ice and 212° represents the boiling point of pure water under standard atmospheric pressure: Compare Celsius scale

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How to use Fahrenheit scale in a sentence

  • He invented the Fahrenheit scale (see Thermometer), and made several valuable discoveries in physics.

  • One must also take into account the fact that the melting point of ice on the Fahrenheit scale is marked 32.

    Physics | Willis Eugene Tower
  • Compute the temperature of absolute zero on the Fahrenheit scale.

    Physics | Willis Eugene Tower