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animal heat

noun, Physiology
1.
heat produced in a living animal by any of various metabolic activities.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80
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Examples for animal heat
  • Engineers designing building and ventilation systems for animal housing need an estimation of animal heat and moisture production.
  • Never put meat in cure before the animal heat is out of it.

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