Réaumur

[ rey-uh-myoor; French rey-oh-myr ]
/ ˈreɪ əˌmyʊər; French reɪ oʊˈmür /

noun

Re·né An·toine Fer·chault de [ruh-ney ahn-twan fer-shoh duh], /rəˈneɪ ɑ̃ˈtwan fɛrˈʃoʊ də/, 1683–1757, French physicist and inventor.

adjective

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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Réaumur
/ (ˈreɪəˌmjʊə) /

adjective

indicating measurement on the Réaumur scale of temperature
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