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fe ruhn hahyt

  • n  German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)
  • a  of or relating to a temperature scale proposed by the inventor of the mercury thermometer
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  • Jose Serra in Washington Post
    I was told that the temperature inside the plane was 1,000 degrees [Celsius, or 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit], so the chances of there being any survivors are practically nil,Serra told reporters at the airport, according to the Associated Press.
  • Elena Dementieva in ESPN
    You can work so hard trying to get ready for the weather conditions, but when you have to face 40 (104 Fahrenheit) or 41 (106), there is no way you can get used to it,Dementieva said. "The best way is to play as quick as possible and just...
  • Bobby Hull in Canoe.ca
    I wish I could have played in one of these,Hull said, adding he hoped the weather Jan. 1 would match yesterday's, when cold temperatures accompanied another early snow. "A 19-to-20 degree day (Fahrenheit) with snowflakes falling would be...

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