from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Relating to, being, or indicated on a thermometer scale that registers the freezing point of water as 0° and the boiling point as 80°.
- René Antoine Ferchault de,French scientist who published a six-volume natural history of insects, invented the alcohol thermometer, and devised the Réaumur scale.
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- noun a
temperature scalein which the boiling pointof water is 80 degrees and its freezing pointis 0 degrees.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur.]
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From René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, French scientist
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