[yoh-kuh-hahy-nen] /ˈyoʊ kəˌhaɪ nɛn/
noun, Finnish Legend.
a Lapp magician who tried to kill Väinämöinen.
[jook] /dʒuk/ Scot. noun 1. a sudden, elusive movement. verb (used with or without object) 2. to dodge or duck. /dʒʊk/ verb 1. to duck or dodge noun 2. a sudden evasive movement v. see jook.
[jool, joul] /dʒul, dʒaʊl/ noun, Physics. 1. the standard unit of work or energy in the (SI), equal to the work done by a force of one newton when its point of application moves through a distance of one meter in the direction of the force: equivalent to 10 7 ergs and one watt-second. Abbreviation: […]
- Joule-Thomson effect
[jool-tom-suh n, joul-] /ˈdʒulˈtɒm sən, ˈdʒaʊl-/ noun, Thermodynamics. 1. the change of temperature that a gas exhibits during a throttling process, shown by passing the gas through a small aperture or porous plug into a region of low pressure. noun 1. a change in temperature of a thermally insulated gas when it is forced through […]
noun, Physics. 1. the generation of heat by the passage of electricity through a resistance. noun (physics) 1. Also called Joule heating. the production of heat as the result of a current flowing through a conductor See Joule’s law 2. an increase in length of certain ferromagnetic materials when longitudinally magnetized