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Rule "Interval scale: doubling values ('twice as hot')"

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Description: Interval scale: doubling values ('twice as hot')
Message: Unless this expression refers to the Kelvin scale, it is not defined and probably makes no sense.
Category: Semantics (ID: SEMANTICS)
Link: https://www.rasch.org/rmt/rmt214e.htm
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • It's half as warm as it was yesterday.
  • If it's zero degrees outside and it becomes twice as cold it was before, what is the temperature?
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: TWICE_AS_COLD [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-25 22:33:07 +0200)