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Ran•kine



Pronunciation: (rang'kin), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/rankine.html on line 83 [key]
n.
William John Mac•quorn Pronunciation: (mu-kwôrn'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/rankine.html on line 100 [key] 1820–70, Scottish engineer and physicist.

adj.
Thermodynam.pertaining to an absolute temperature scale (Ran'kine scale") in which the degree intervals are equal to those of the Fahrenheit scale and in which 0° Rankine equals -459.7° Fahrenheit. Cf. absolute temperature scale, Kelvin (defs. 2, 3).

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