Definition of Heat capacity

1. Noun. (physics) The capability of a substance to absorb heat energy; specifically, the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one mole or gram of a substance by one degree Celsius without any change of phase ¹



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Medical Definition of Heat capacity

1. The amount of energy required to raise the temperature of an object by one degree Celsius (or Kelvin), it is represented by the symbol C and is given in units of J/K. (09 Jan 1998)

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