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heat capacity Tweet Definition of heat capacity Like Definition of heat capacity on Facebook
noun 
  1. (physics) The capability of a substance to absorb heat energy; specifically, the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one mole or gram of a substance by one degree Celsius without any change of phase
     
heat death Tweet Definition of heat death Like Definition of heat death on Facebook
noun 
  1. (physics) The state of a thermodynamic system having reached a maximum entropy; temperature is uniform throughout, and no energy is available to do work
     
heat engine Tweet Definition of heat engine Like Definition of heat engine on Facebook
noun 
  1. any device which converts heat energy into mechanical work.
     
hot well Tweet Definition of hot well Like Definition of hot well on Facebook
noun 
  1. A well whose water is supplied by a hot spring
     

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