thermochemistry

[ thur-moh-kem-uh-stree ]

noun
  1. the branch of chemistry dealing with the relationship between chemical action and heat.

Origin of thermochemistry

1
First recorded in 1835–45; thermo- + chemistry

Other words from thermochemistry

  • ther·mo·chem·i·cal [thur-moh-kem-i-kuhl], /ˌθɜr moʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl/, adjective
  • ther·mo·chem·i·cal·ly, adverb
  • ther·mo·chem·ist, noun

Words Nearby thermochemistry

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British Dictionary definitions for thermochemistry

thermochemistry

/ (ˌθɜːməʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ) /


noun
  1. the branch of chemistry concerned with the study and measurement of the heat evolved or absorbed during chemical reactions

Derived forms of thermochemistry

  • thermochemical, adjective
  • thermochemically, adverb
  • thermochemist, noun

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Scientific definitions for thermochemistry

thermochemistry

[ thûr′mō-kĕmĭ-strē ]


  1. The branch of chemistry that is concerned with the heat generated by chemical reactions and by changes of state.

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