reaumur


reaumur

noun

  1. Re·né An·toine Fer·chault de [ruhney ahntwan fershoh duh] /rəˈneɪ ɑ̃ˈtwan fɛrˈʃoʊ də/, 1683–1757, French physicist and inventor.

adjective

  1. Also Re·au·mur. noting or pertaining to a temperature scale (Réaumur scale) in which 0° represents the ice point and 80° represents the steam point.

adjective

  1. indicating measurement on the Réaumur scale of temperature

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