Definition of Gabriel daniel fahrenheit
1. Noun. German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit
Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit
Literary usage of Gabriel daniel fahrenheit
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Captains of Industry ...: A Book for Young Americans by James Parton (1891)
"... gabriel daniel fahrenheit, INSTRUMENT-MAKER. UNDER the bronze statue of Dr. Franklin, which stands opposite the " Tribune " office in New York, ..."
2. Australia Twice Traversed: The Romance of Exploration, Being a Narrative by Ernest Giles (1889)
"... I found Livingstone —gabriel daniel fahrenheit—Cotton and salt bush flats— The Champ de Mars—Sheets of water — Peculiar tree— Pleasing scene—Harriet's ..."
3. Captains of Industry ...: A Book for Young Americans, by James Parton by James Parton (1891)
"... gabriel daniel fahrenheit, INSTRUMENT-MAKER. UNDEB the bronze statue of Dr. Franklin, which stands opposite the " Tribune " office in New York, ..."
4. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"gabriel daniel fahrenheit. The name of Fahrenheit has been familiarised to a large part of mankind, in consequence of his invention of a thermometer, ..."
5. Audels Engineers and Mechanics Guide by Frank Duncan Graham (1921)
"The first modern thermometer, in which mercury was used, was the invention of gabriel daniel fahrenheit, a German natural philosopher, who died September 16 ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... which the freezing-point of water was taken as zero, and the temperature of the human body as 12°. About the same date (1714) gabriel daniel fahrenheit ..."