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endothermic

[ en-doh-thur-mik ]
/ 藢蓻n do蕣藞胃蓽r m瑟k /
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adjective
Chemistry. noting or pertaining to a chemical change that is accompanied by an absorption of heat (opposed to exothermic).
Zoology. warm-blooded.

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Also en路do路ther路mal [en-doh-thur-muhl]. /藢蓻n do蕣藞胃蓽r m蓹l/.

Origin of endothermic

<French endothermique (1879); see endo-, -therm, -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM endothermic

en路do路ther路mi路cal路ly, adverben路do路ther路my, en路do路ther路mism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for endothermic

endothermic

endothermal

/ (藢蓻nd蓹蕣藞胃蓽藧m瑟k) /

adjective
(of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with the absorption of heatCompare exothermic, endoergic

Derived forms of endothermic

endothermically, adverbendothermism, noun
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Scientific definitions for endothermic

endothermic
[ 臅n鈥瞕艒-th没rm沫k ]

Relating to a chemical reaction that absorbs heat. Compare exothermic.
Warm-blooded.
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