Réaumur (16831757)

Réaumur, French scientist, born in La Rochelle; made valuable researches and discoveries in the industrial arts as well as in natural history; is best known as the inventor of the thermometer that bears his name, which is graduated into 80 degrees from the temperature of melting ice to that of boiling water (16831757).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Reading
Real
Real
Real Presence
Realism
Realm, Estates of the
Real-schule
Reason
Reason
Reason, Goddess of
Réaumur
Rebecca the Jewess
Rebeccaites
Rebellion
Récamir, Madame
Recanati
Recension
Rechabites
Recidivists
Reciprocity
Reclus, Elisée