Synonyms of fahrenheit


1. Fahrenheit, Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit

usage: German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)


1. Fahrenheit(postnominal)

usage: of or relating to a temperature scale proposed by the inventor of the mercury thermometer; "water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit under normal conditions"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

Definition and meaning of fahrenheit (Dictionary)