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battery used to heat the filaments of a vacuum tube A battery
(thermodynamics) any process that occurs without gain or loss of heat adiabatic process
(meteorology) the horizontal transfer of heat or other atmospheric properties advection
cast iron containing alloying elements (usually nickel or chromium or copper or molybdenum) to increase the strength or facilitate heat treatment alloy cast iron , alloy iron
hardening something by heat treatment annealing , tempering
hard natural coal that burns slowly and gives intense heat anthracite , anthracite coal , hard coal
agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease antimicrobial , antimicrobic , disinfectant , germicide
unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure; equivalent to 251.997 calories B.Th.U. , British thermal unit , BTU
cook by exposing to dry heat bake
cooking by dry heat in an oven baking
French mathematician who developed Fourier analysis and studied the conduction of heat (1768-1830) Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier , Fourier , Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier
rate at which heat is produced by an individual in a resting state basal metabolic rate , BMR
English physicist (born in America) who studied heat and friction; experiments convinced him that heat is caused by moving particles (1753-1814) Benjamin Thompson , Count Rumford , Thompson
British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799) Black , Joseph Black
tube that directs air or gas into a flame to concentrate heat blowpipe , blow tube , blowtube
heat up a liquid by applying heat boil
cook by applying heat boil
application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas boiling
instrument that measures heat radiation; extremely sensitive bolometer
strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion bomb , bomb calorimeter
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