This section is from the book "The Home Cyclopedia Of General Information", by Charles Morris. Also available from Amazon: Home Cyclopedia of Necessary Knowledge.
A method of marking thermometers (q.v.) so called from the inventor, G. D. Fahrenheit. Its freezing-point is 32°, and boiling-point 2120. This thermometer is in common use in England and in the United States.
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