fahrenheit

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temperature -459.67 Fahrenheit -273.15 Centigrade absolute zero
(cryogenics) the lowest temperature theoretically attainable (at which the kinetic energy of atoms and molecules is minimal); 0 Kelvin or -273.15 centigrade or -459.67 Fahrenheit absolute zero
thermometer consisting of a glass capillary tube marked with degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit and containing alcohol which rises or falls as it expands or contracts with changes in temperature alcohol-in-glass thermometer , alcohol thermometer
unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure; equivalent to 251.997 calories B.Th.U. , British thermal unit , BTU
degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature degree Fahrenheit , F
thermometer calibrated in degrees Fahrenheit Fahrenheit thermometer
highly poisonous gas or volatile liquid that smells like bitter almonds; becomes a gas at around 90 degree Fahrenheit and is most dangerous when inhaled; the anhydride of hydrocyanic acid; used in manufacturing hydrogen cyanide
thermometer consisting of mercury contained in a bulb at the bottom of a graduated sealed glass capillary tube marked in degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit; mercury expands with a rise in temperature causing a thin thread of mercury to rise in the tube mercury-in-glass thermometer , mercury thermometer
mixture containing half alcohol by volume at 60 degrees Fahrenheit proof spirit
scale of absolute temperature in Fahrenheit degrees; the freezing point of water is 491.69 degrees and the boiling point of water is 671.69 degrees Rankine scale
fusible alloy that is half bismuth plus lead, tin, and cadmium; melts at about 160 degrees Fahrenheit Wood's alloy , Wood's metal
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