thermochemistry

[ thur-moh-kem-uh-stree ]
/ ˌθɜr moʊˈkɛm ə stri /

noun

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

Origin of thermochemistry

First recorded in 1835–45; thermo- + chemistry

Related forms

ther·mo·chem·i·cal [thur-moh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌθɜr moʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl/, adjectivether·mo·chem·i·cal·ly, adverbther·mo·chem·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for thermochemistry

thermochemistry

/ (ˌθɜːməʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ) /

noun

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

Derived Forms

thermochemical, adjectivethermochemically, adverbthermochemist, noun
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Medicine definitions for thermochemistry

thermochemistry

[ thûr′mō-kĕmĭ-strē ]

n.

The study of the chemistry of heat and heat-associated chemical phenomena.
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Science definitions for thermochemistry

thermochemistry

[ thûr′mō-kĕmĭ-strē ]

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