ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Fahrenheit

After Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit (1686-1736). Of or pertaining to a temperature scale that registers the freezing point of water as 32°F. and the boiling point as 212°F. under standard atmospheric pressure (29.921 inches of mercury). Fahrenheit temperatures are related to Centigrade temperatures by the equation F = 1.8C + 32

See also: Celsius

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