the heat liberated by a unit mass of liquid at its freezing point as it solidifies: equal to the heat of fusion.
- Heat of solution
noun 1. (chem) the heat evolved or absorbed when one mole of a substance dissolves completely in a large volume of solvent
noun, Physics. 1. 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 (def 10).
noun, Physics. 1. the heat absorbed per unit mass of a given material at its boiling point that completely converts the material to a gas at the same temperature: equal to the heat of condensation. heat of vaporization The amount of heat required to convert a liquid into a gas at constant temperature and pressure. […]
[heet-proof] /ˈhitˌpruf/ adjective 1. not affected or damaged by heat, especially when placed in an oven or over a direct flame: heatproof cookware.