thermal analysis


noun Chemistry.

any analysis of materials in which properties relating to heat, such as freezing and boiling temperatures, the heat of fusion, the heat of vaporization, etc., are measured.

Nearby words

  1. therma,
  2. thermacogenesis,
  3. thermae,
  4. thermaesthesia,
  5. thermal,
  6. thermal anesthesia,
  7. thermal barrier,
  8. thermal capacity,
  9. thermal conductance,
  10. thermal conductivity

Origin of thermal analysis

First recorded in 1920–25

Also called thermoanalysis.

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