Definition of Heat of vaporization

1. Noun. Heat absorbed by a unit mass of a material at its boiling point in order to convert the material into a gas at the same temperature.

Exact synonyms: Heat Of Vaporisation
Generic synonyms: Heat Of Transformation, Latent Heat



Medical Definition of Heat of vaporization

1. The energy required to vaporise one mole of a liquid at a pressure of one atmosphere. (09 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heat Of Vaporization

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
heat of hydration
heat of solidification
heat of solution
heat of sublimation
heat of transformation
heat of vaporisation
heat of vaporization (current term)
heat prostration
heat pump
heat pumps
heat rash
heat rate
heat ray
heat resistant
heat rigor
heat shield
heat sink
heat sinks
heat stress disorder
heat stroke
heat transfer

Literary usage of Heat of vaporization

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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)
"heat of vaporization Heat of Vaporization. Methods of Determining. ... In measuring the heat of vaporization of a liquid, we can either measure the amount ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1895)
"IN studying the heat of vaporization or latent heat of various gases it soon became ... _ HX w ~w~ where L = the heat of vaporization in one cc. of vapor, ..."

3. The Elements of Physical Chemistry by Harry Clary Jones (1915)
"heat of vaporization Heat of Vaporization. Methods of Determining. ... In measuring the heat of vaporization of a liquid, we can either measure the amount ..."

4. Heat and Thermodynamics by Francis M. Hartmann (1911)
"Heat of Vaporization. The quantity of heat required to convert unit mass of a liquid into a vapor without change of temperature is called the heat of ..."

5. Principles of Inorganic Chemistry by Harry Clary Jones (1906)
"We have spoken of the heat of vaporization of water being such a large quantity. Just as we have to add a large amount of heat energy to water to convert it ..."

6. Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy by Francis Gano Benedict, Thorne Martin Carpenter (1910)
"THE heat of vaporization OF WATER. During experiments with man not all the heat leaves the body by radiation and conduction, since a part is required to ..."

7. Smithsonian Physical Tables by Smithsonian Institution, Thomas Gray (1896)
"LATENT heat of vaporization. The temperature of vaporization in degrees Centigrade is indicated by 7* ; the latent heat in calories per kilogramme or in ..."

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