# Rømer and Réaumur Convertor ( °Rø & °Ré )

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°Ré:

The Réaumur scale (French pronunciation: ​[ʁeomy(ː)ʁ]; °Ré, °Re, °r), also known as the "octogesimal division", is a temperature scale for which the freezing and boiling points of water are defined as 0 and 80 degrees respectively.
The scale is named for René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, who first proposed a similar scale in 1730.
The Réaumur scale was used widely in Europe, particularly in France, Germany and Russia, and was referenced in the works of Dostoyevsky, Flaubert, Tolstoy, and Nabokov.
By the 1790s, France chose the Celsius scale for the metric system instead of the Réaumur measurements, but it was used commonly in some parts of Europe until at least the mid-19th century, and in parts of Russia until the early 20th.
Its main modern uses are in some Italian and Swiss factories for measuring milk temperature during cheese production, and in the Netherlands for measuring temperature when cooking sugar syrup for desserts and sweets.

°Rø:

The Rømer scale (Danish pronunciation: [ˈʁœːˀmɐ]; notated as °Rø), also known as Romer or Roemer, is a temperature scale named after the Danish astronomer Ole Christensen Rømer, who proposed it in 1701.
It is based on the freezing point of pure water being 7.5 degrees and the boiling point of water as 60 degrees.

Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, inventor of the Fahrenheit scale, learned of Rømer's work and visited him in 1708. Fahrenheit described how he borrowed the idea for his scale from this visit, but increased the number of divisions.

Newton published his scale in the same year as Rømer. Newton's system was calibrated between the freezing point of water (0 degrees) and human body temperature (12 degrees); it was a coarser scale, but unlike Rømer's it was not intended for everyday use, as Newton's interest was in determining the boiling points of metals, which are not readily accessible with Rømer's system based on liquid thermometers.

By the way, to convert between Réaumur and Rømer, you can use this application so easily. So if you need it, download and use it by now.
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Rømer to Réaumur Convertor
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Updated
January 9, 2019
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1.6M
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10+
Current Version
1.0
Requires Android
4.2 and up
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Mehdi Raeisi
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