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Temperature Converter

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What is temperature?

Temperature is a measure of hotness or coldness of a physical object with reference to some standard value. Similar to pressure or density, it is an intensive property. Meaning that it does not change as the amount of matter changes.

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Degree Rankine is similar to the Kelvin scale in that it starts at absolute zero and 0°R is the same as 0K (Kelvin) but is different as a change of 1°R is the same as a change of 1°F and not 1°C (Celsius).

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Kelvin is the base unit of temperature in the International System of Units (SI). Its 0 value is the absolute zero of the thermodynamic temperature scale, a state at which the fundamental particles of nature have minimum vibrational motion.