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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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Tepid water, strengthened with aromatic vinegar, for myself, and copious fumigation for my study, were the obvious precautions to take, and of course I adopted them.
We drag at the oars with aching arms, and suddenly a puff of wind, a puff faint and tepid and laden with strange odors of blossoms, of aromatic wood, comes out of the still night--the first sigh of the East on my face.
Keltech's safety shower heater case study is a must read for specifying or consulting engineers, and health, safety or environmental engineers that must provide an OSHA compliant, cost effective tepid water solution.
During Friday prayers, the senior Shiite cleric said that "while we weren't surprised by the Western complicity with [Israel], we are more disappointed by the tepid response by Arab states
Home-building activity gained some momentum in May after a tepid start this year and now it appears 2006 could be the fourth-strongest in 17 years, an industry tracker said Friday.
In the tepid Broadway revival awkwardly staged by David Leveaux, none of the actors are especially well cast, though Lange pulls off the second act's climactic scene.
Soak the seeds for 24 hours in tepid water before sowing.
Fill the reservoir with tepid water containing a double-strength solution of Phostrogen and top it up daily.
By 1995, only Jim Thorpe remained in the big leagues as a tepid trooper awaiting his 50th birthday and an escape to the mulligan tour four years down the road.
In spite of the economy's tepid performance, Northfield continues to show strong growth as we head into the fourth quarter of the year," Alexander reported.
How much riskier it would be if the documentation were in the form of actual p aintings, since the photos do nothing more than replicate and peddle fashion's ever-ready mix of anomie, tepid s&m, and minimalist affect.
Eric Frederic, as Romeo in Annapolis, did look the part but was tepid in his love for Emmanuelle Grizot's rather mature Juliet.