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specific heat

noun as in heat required to raise temperature


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It does not rust, has a low specific heat, and is therefore raised to a higher temperature with less heat imparted.

Steam, on the contrary, from its great specific heat, remains in a heated state for a much longer time than air.

Although styled volatile oils, the tension of their vapour, as well as its specific heat, is much less than that of water.

Flatirons are made of iron because of the relatively high specific heat of iron.

We now proceed to discuss molecular heats of compounds, that is, the product of the molecular weight into the specific heat.

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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to specific heat, such as: blood heat, body heat, heat of transformation, and latent heat.

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