Terms

Heat

Heat The term heat is employed in ordinary language in different senses. Some scientists distinguish four principal applications of the term: Sensation of heat. Temperature, or degree of hotness. Quantity of thermal energy. Radiant heat, or energy of radiation. thermo-, therm-, thermi-, -thermia, -therm, -thermal, -thermic, -thermias, -thermies, -thermous, -thermy + Related "heat, hot" word units: ferv-; pyreto-. http://wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/4265/?letter=a&page=6&spage=1&s=heat Scope Note Narrower Term: Aerodynamic heating Narrower Term: Animal heat Narrower Term: Cogeneration of electric power and heat See Also: Cold See Also: Combustion Narrower Term: Expansion (Heat) Narrower Term: Expansion of liquids Narrower Term: Expansion of solids See Also: Fire Narrower Term: Food Effect of heat on Narrower Term: Fusion, Latent heat of Narrower Term: Heat engineering Narrower Term: High temperatures Narrower Term: Solidification Narrower Term: Steam Narrower Term: Surfaces, Isothermic See Also: Temperature Narrower Term: Thawing See Also: Thermochemistry See Also: Thermodynamics Narrower Term: Thermoelectricity Narrower Term: Thermography Narrower Term: Thermography (Copying process) Narrower Term: Waste heat
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