What are degrees Rankin used for?

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My calculator has a conversion table for degrees Rankin and I had no idea what they are used for.

Anyone know?
 

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Phobos
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It's an "absolute temperature" measurement scale in English units.

SAT verbal time...

Kelvin is to Celcius as Rankin is to Fahrenheit
 
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Thanks.
 

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