"fahrenheit" in the noun sense
1. Fahrenheit, Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit
German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)
"fahrenheit" in the adjective sense
of or relating to a temperature scale proposed by the inventor of the mercury thermometer
"water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit under normal conditions"
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