Rankine cycle


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Rankine cycle

(ˈræŋkɪn)
n
(General Engineering) the thermodynamic cycle in steam engines by which water is pumped into a boiler at one end and the steam is condensed at the other
[C19: named after W. J. M. Rankine (1820–72), Scottish physicist]
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