Medical Definition of Heat rate

1. The amount of fuel energy required by a power plant to produce one kilowatt-hour of electrical output. A measure of generating station thermal efficiency, generally expressed in Btu per net kWh. It is computed by dividing the total Btu content of fuel burned for electric generation by the resulting net kWh generation. (05 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heat Rate

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
heat prostration
heat pump
heat pumps
heat rash
heat rate (current term)
heat ray
heat resistant
heat rigor
heat shield
heat sink
heat sinks
heat stress disorder
heat stroke
heat transfer
heat transfer efficiency
heat transfers
heat treatment
heat unit
heat up

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