a mechanical device designed to transform part of the heat entering it into work.
an engine that converts heat energy into mechanical energy
noun, Mathematics, Thermodynamics. 1. a partial differential equation the solution of which gives the distribution of temperature in a region as a function of space and time when the temperature at the boundaries, the initial distribution of temperature, and the physical properties of the medium are specified.
noun 1. a device for transferring the heat of one substance to another, as from the exhaust gases to the incoming air in a regenerative furnace. noun 1. a device for transferring heat from one fluid to another without allowing them to mix heat exchanger A device used to transfer heat from one fluid to […]
[hee-ter] /ˈhi tər/ noun 1. any of various apparatus for , especially for water or the air in a room. 2. Electronics. the element of a vacuum tube that carries the current for a cathode. 3. Slang. a pistol, revolver, or other firearm. /ˈhiːtə/ noun 1. any device for supplying heat, such as a hot-air […]
noun 1. a condition characterized by faintness, rapid pulse, nausea, profuse sweating, cool skin, and collapse, caused by prolonged exposure to heat accompanied by loss of adequate fluid and salt from the body. noun 1. a condition resulting from exposure to intense heat, characterized by dizziness, abdominal cramp, and prostration Also called heat prostration Compare […]