1. Describing a temperature scale originally defined as having 0 ºF as the lowest temperature obtainable with a mixture of ice and salt, and 96 ºF as the temperature of the human body, and now defined with 32 ºF equal to 0 ºC and each degree equal to 5/9 of a degree Celsius or 5/9 kelvin. Zero degrees Celsius is equal to 32 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Shown is a depiction of two men, Fahrenheit and Celsius who developed the two temperature scales