Origin of endothermic
Examples from the Web for endothermic
In endothermic compounds energy, in some form, has been taken up in the act of formation of the compound.
All carbon compounds, excepting carbon dioxide, and many if not all compounds of nitrogen, are endothermic.
Acetylene is endothermic, liberating heat when it is decomposed, absorbing it when it is produced.
Explosives are the commonest examples of endothermic compounds.
All chemical compounds are either “endothermic” or “exothermic.”