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Meaning of Réaumur

Ré•au•mur

Pronunciation: (rā'u-myoor" Fr. rā-ō-myr'), [key]
— n.
  1. 1683–1757, French physicist and inventor.
—adj.
  1. noting or pertaining to a temperature scalein which 0° represents the ice point and 80° represents the steam point. See illus. under
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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