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Main Entry: Fahr·en·heit
Pronunciation: primarystressfar-schwan-secondarystresshimacrt
Function: adjective
Etymology: named for Gabriel Fahrenheit 1686-1736 German physicist
: relating or conforming to or having a thermometer scale on which under standard atmospheric pressure the boiling point of water is at 212 degrees above the zero of the scale and the freezing point is at 32 degrees above zero -- abbreviation F

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