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calorimetry

[kal-uh-rim-i-tree] /ˌkæl əˈrɪm ɪ tri/
noun
1.
the measurement of heat.
Origin of calorimetry
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; calori- + -metry
Related forms
calorimetric
[kal-er-uh-me-trik, kuh-lawr-, -lor-] /ˌkæl ər əˈmɛ trɪk, kəˌlɔr-, -ˌlɒr-/ (Show IPA),
calorimetrical, adjective
calorimetrically, adverb
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calorimetry cal·o·rim·e·try (kāl'ə-rĭm'ĭ-trē)
n.
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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