- Re·né An·toine Fer·chault de [ruh-ney ahn-twan fer-shoh duh] /rəˈneɪ ɑ̃ˈtwan fɛrˈʃoʊ də/, 1683–1757, French physicist and inventor.
- Also Re·au·mur. noting or pertaining to a temperature scale (Réaumur scale) in which 0° represents the ice point and 80° represents the steam point.
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Reaumur narrates this case only as far as the third generation.
As a matter of interest, I subjoin it, changing the degrees from Reaumur to Fahrenheit.
Just then Braisted came in with the thermometer, and announced 24° of cold (Reaumur).
In confirmation of this supposition, Reaumur proposed the following experiment.A World of Wonders
One of them issues from the source at a temperature of 67° of Reaumur.A Visit to the Philippine Islands
- indicating measurement on the Réaumur scale of temperature