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kelvin
Symbol:  K 
Category:  Temperature 
SI Equivalent:  1 K
Dimension Q 
System:  SI 
 
Notes
Named after Lord Kelvin (1824-1907), kelvin is the base unit of thermodynamic temperature in the SI system. It is defined as 1/273.16 of the triple of pure water.
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Temperature
  Symbol Unit Name
-273.15  °C  Celsius degree 
-459.67  °F  Fahrenheit degree 
°R  Rankine degree 
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