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mechanical equivalent of heat

noun
1.
(in any system of physical units) the number of units of work or energy equal to one unit of heat, as 4.1858 joules, which equals one small calorie.
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1835-1845
1835-45
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mechanical equivalent of heat

noun
1.
(physics) a factor for converting units of energy into heat units. It has the value 4.1868 joules per calorie J
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