Definition of Calorimetry

1. Noun. Measurement of quantities of heat.

Generic synonyms: Measure, Measurement, Measuring, Mensuration
Derivative terms: Calorimetric



Definition of Calorimetry

1. n. Measurement of the quantities of heat in bodies.

Definition of Calorimetry

1. Noun. (physics) The science of measuring the heat absorbed or evolved during the course of a chemical reaction or change of state. ¹

2. Noun. A wide headband that covers the ears, for wearing on cold days. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Calorimetry

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Medical Definition of Calorimetry

1. The science of measuring heat flow. (09 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calorimetry

calorific
calorific value
calorification
calorifications
calorificient
calorigenesis
calorigenic
calorigenic action
calorimeter
calorimeters
calorimetre
calorimetres
calorimetric
calorimetrically
calorimetries
calorimetry (current term)
calorimotor
calorimotors
calorist
calorists
caloritropic
calorize
calorized
calorizes
calorizing
caloron
calorons
calory
calos
calosoma

Literary usage of Calorimetry

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Determinations of Total Metabolism (Clinical calorimetry) Here we make use of (a) Direct calorimetry and (b) Indirect calorimetry, and (c) Rough ..."

2. The Theory of Heat by Thomas Preston (1904)
"The General Methods of calorimetry.—The measurement of quantities of heat by any method lias been styled calorimetry, and there is perhaps no department of ..."

3. A Comparative Study of Temperature Fluctuations in Different Parts of the by Francis Gano Benedict, Edgar P. Slack (1911)
"DIRECT AND INDIRECT calorimetry. The data regarding the heat production in short periods are especially valuable in demonstrating the accuracy of so-called ..."

4. Elementary treatise on physics experimental and applied: For the Use of by Adolphe Ganot, Edmund Atkinson (1883)
"calorimetry. calorimetry. Thermal unit.—The object of calorimetry is to measure the quantity of heat which a body parts with or absorbs, ..."

5. Laboratory Physics: A Students Manual for Colleges and Scientific Schools by Dayton Clarence Miller (1903)
"calorimetry.— The measurement of the quantity of heat which appears or disappears during a physical or chemical change is the object of calorimetry. ..."

6. The Dynamical Theory of Gases by James Hopwood Jeans (1904)
"calorimetry. 251. WE have seen that the hypothesis upon which we have been ... We shall accordingly attempt to investigate the calorimetry of a gas with the ..."

7. Laboratory Physics: A Students Manual for Colleges and Scientific Schools by Dayton Clarence Miller (1903)
"calorimetry.— The measurement of the quantity of heat which appears or disappears during a physical or chemical change is the object of calorimetry. ..."

8. The Gaseous Metabolism of Infants: With Special Reference to Its Relation to by Francis Gano Benedict, Fritz Bradley Talbot (1914)
"INDIRECT calorimetry. A number of physiologists have used the respiratory exchange to compute the total calorimetry by the method of so-called "indirect ..."

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