Fahrenheit

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Fahrenheit

1
Gabriel Daniel . 1686--1736, German physicist, who invented the mercury thermometer and devised the temperature scale that bears his name

Fahrenheit

2
of or measured according to the Fahrenheit scale of temperature.
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According to the data presented by Karl, combined land and ocean temperatures averaged three-quarters of a degree Fahrenheit above normal last year and exceeded the previous record, set in 1990, by fifteen-hundredths of a degree.
And virtually no one disputes that the average world temperature has risen one degree Fahrenheit, from 58.
A federal court blocked enforcement of that law based on preemption by an existing federal policy which allows a chicken to be held as low as 1 degree Fahrenheit and still be labeled "fresh.