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Celsius, Fahrenheit
Category: Measurement
Definition: The two most commonly used temperature scales in cooking. In the Celsius (or centigrade) system, water freezes at 0 degrees and a boils at 100 degrees. In the Fahrenheit system, water freezes at 32 degrees and boils at 212 degrees

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