Fahrenheit Definition

fărən-hīt
adjective
Designating or of a thermometer on which 32° is the freezing point and 212° is the boiling point of water: abbrev. F: the formula for converting a Fahrenheit temperature to Celsius is °C =59(°F−32)
Webster's New World
noun
This thermometer or its scale.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
gabriel daniel fahrenheit

Origin of Fahrenheit

  • After Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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