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English definition of “Fahrenheit”

Fahrenheit

adjective, noun [U]     /ˈfær.ən.haɪt/ (written abbreviation F)
(of) a measurement of temperature on a standard in which 32° is the temperature at which water freezes and 212° that at which it boils: Shall I give you the temperature in Celsius or in Fahrenheit? It was 80°F in the shade. Data are recorded in degrees Fahrenheit. → Compare CelsiusMeasurements of temperature
(Definition of Fahrenheit adjectivenoun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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