Fahrenheit to Centigrade conversion
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Fahrenheit is a temperature unit that was commonly used in English-speaking countries. On the Fahrenheit scale melting point of ice is defined as +32 °F, and boiling point of water is defined as +212 °F at normal atmospheric pressure.
Since the 19th century, the scientific and thermometry communities worldwide referred to this scale as the centigrade scale. Temperatures on the centigrade scale were often reported simply as degrees or, when greater specificity was desired, as degrees centigrade.