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" The same unanimity has not prevailed either as respects the unit or the thermometric zero. In England, Holland, some of the German States, and in North America, the interval between the freezing and boiling points is divided into 180 equal parts, each... "
The Elements of Acoustics, Light, and Heat - Page 116
by John Charles Buckmaster - 1871 - 186 pages
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Hints to Meteorological Observers: Prepared Under the Direction of the ...

Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain), William Marriott - Meteorology - 1911 - 86 pages
...revolving storm. Fahrenheit. The thermometer scale in general use in English•speaking countries, in which the interval between the freezing and boiling points is divided into 180, the freezing•point being 32 and the boiling•point 2 1 2". [FAHRENHEIT, 1714.] Five-Day Means....
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Transactions ..., Volumes 1-2

King's College (University of London) Engineering and scientific society - 1858 - 308 pages
...different countries. In Groat Britain, Holland, certain of the states of Germany, and North America, the interval between the freezing and boiling points is divided into 180 equal parts, or thermometric degrees. The scale is prolonged by additional equal parts above the boiling...
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