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calorimetry

[kal-uh-rim-i-tree]
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noun
  1. the measurement of heat.
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Origin of calorimetry

First recorded in 1855–60; calori- + -metry
Related formscal·o·ri·met·ric [kal-er-uh-me-trik, kuh-lawr-, -lor-] /ˌkæl ər əˈmɛ trɪk, kəˌlɔr-, -ˌlɒr-/, cal·o·ri·met·ri·cal, adjectivecal·o·ri·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb
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calorimetry

(kăl′ə-rĭmĭ-trē)
n.
  1. Measurement of the amount of heat evolved or absorbed in a chemical reaction, change of state, or formation of a solution.
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