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Ran'kine cy"cle



Thermodynam.
the hypothetical cycle of a steam engine in which all heat transfers take place at constant pressure and in which expansion and compression occur adiabatically. Also called Clausius cycle.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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