Rankine scale

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Ran·kine scale

(ran'kĭn),
a thermometer scale in which each degree Rankine (°Rank) is equal to the Fahrenheit but applied to the absolute temperature scale with its zero point at absolute zero; °Rank = °F + 459.67.
[William Rankine]
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Rankine scale

An obsolete temperature scale with a zero-point at absolute zero, and which uses Fahrenheit degrees.
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Rankine,

William J. McQ., Scottish physicist, 1820-1870.
Rankine scale - a thermometer scale with its zero point at absolute zero.
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