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Linke scale
A type of cyanometer; used to measure the blueness of the sky; it is simply a set of eight cards of different standardized shades of blue, numbered (evenly) 2 to 16; the odd numbers are used by the observer if the sky color lies between any of the given shades. Also known as blue-sky scale.
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From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Environmental Science.  The Content is a copyrighted work of McGraw-Hill and McGraw-Hill reserves all rights in and to the Content.  The Work is © 2008 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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