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. A gas releases the same amount of heat when it becomes liquid. Compare heat of fusion.
[heet-proof] /ˈhitˌpruf/ adjective 1. not affected or damaged by heat, especially when placed in an oven or over a direct flame: heatproof cookware.
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. . noun 1. another name for heat exhaustion heat prostration n. See heat exhaustion.
noun 1. a device that uses a compressible refrigerant to transfer heat from one body, as the ground, air, or water, to another body, as a building, with the process being reversible. noun 1. a device, as used in a refrigerator, for extracting heat from a source and delivering it elsewhere at a much higher […]
noun 1. . noun 1. a nontechnical name for miliaria heat rash n. An inflammatory skin condition caused by obstruction of the ducts of the sweat glands, resulting from exposure to high heat and humidity and characterized by the eruption of small, red papules accompanied by an itching or prickling sensation. Also called miliaria, miliaria […]