rene antoine f. de reaumur

Réaumur

[rey-uh-myoor; French rey-oh-myr]
noun
1.
René Antoine Ferchault de [ruh-ney ahn-twan fer-shoh duh] , 1683–1757, French physicist and inventor.
adjective
2.
Also, Reaumur. noting or pertaining to a temperature scale (Réaumur scale) in which 0° represents the ice point and 80° represents the steam point.
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Réaumur (ˈreɪəˌmjʊə)
 
adj
indicating measurement on the Réaumur scale of temperature

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