Definition of Heat of fusion

1. Noun. Heat absorbed by a unit mass of a solid at its melting point in order to convert the solid into a liquid at the same temperature. "The heat of fusion is equal to the heat of solidification"




Medical Definition of Heat of fusion

1. The enthalpy change that occurs to melt a solid at its melting point. (09 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heat Of Fusion

heat indices
heat instability test
heat intolerance
heat lamp
heat lightning
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heat oedema
heat of combustion
heat of compression
heat of condensation
heat of crystallization
heat of dissociation
heat of evaporation
heat of formation
heat of fusion (current term)
heat of hydration
heat of solidification
heat of solution
heat of sublimation
heat of transformation
heat of vaporisation
heat of vaporization
heat prostration
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heat rate
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Literary usage of Heat of fusion

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1. Elements of the Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by Gustav Mann, Walther Löb, Henry William Frederic Lorenz, Robert Wiedersheim, William Newton Parker, Thomas Jeffery Parker, Harry Clary Jones, Sunao Tawara, Leverett White Brownell, Max Julius Louis Le Blanc, Willis Rodney Whitney, John Wesley Brown, Wi (1907)
"LATENT heat of fusion Latent Heat, and Molecular Latent Heat of Fusion. ... The latent heat of fusion of a solid is perfectly analogous to the latent heat ..."

2. The Elements of Physical Chemistry by Harry Clary Jones (1915)
"LATENT heat of fusion Latent Heat, and Molecular Latent Heat of Fusion. — When a solid is heated up to a certain temperature it begins to melt. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"heat of evaporation of a gramme of water at ordinary pressure, by Joly; (3) the latent heat of fusion of a gramme of ice, by Pickering. ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1873)
"... specific heats in its three states of aggregation and its latent heat of fusion and of vaporization, besides its melting- and its boiling-point. ..."

5. The Theory of Heat by Thomas Preston (1894)
"To attempt to explain all the phenomena by attributing them to any single action is certainly not reasonable. LATENT heat of fusion 161. ..."

6. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"The heat thus involved is sometimes spoken of as latent heat, though heat of fusion and heat of vaporization would appear to be the better terms to employ. ..."

7. The Theory of Heat by Thomas Preston (1904)
"LATENT heat of fusion 183. Experimental Determination of the Latent Heat of Fusion.—The latent heat of fusion of any substance is defined as the quantity of ..."

8. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"The heat of fusion for water is about 80 calorie's per gram, while its heat of vaporization is 535.9 calories per gram under standard pressure. ..."

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