heat of combustion

noun

chem the heat evolved when one mole of a substance is burnt in oxygen at constant volume

Nearby words

  1. heat gun,
  2. heat index,
  3. heat island,
  4. heat lamp,
  5. heat lightning,
  6. heat of condensation,
  7. heat of formation,
  8. heat of fusion,
  9. heat of reaction,
  10. heat of solidification

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Science definitions for heat of combustion

heat of combustion

The amount of heat released when one mole of a substance is completely oxidized.
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