Fahrenheit
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.


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