heat of sublimation

noun Physics.

the heat absorbed by one gram or unit mass of a substance in the process of changing, at a constant temperature and pressure, from a solid to a gaseous state.Compare sublime(def 10).

Nearby words

  1. heat of formation,
  2. heat of fusion,
  3. heat of reaction,
  4. heat of solidification,
  5. heat of solution,
  6. heat of vaporization,
  7. heat prostration,
  8. heat pump,
  9. heat rash,
  10. heat reservoir

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