Definition of Heat energy

1. Noun. A form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Heat Energy

heat apoplexy
heat barrier
heat capacities
heat capacity
heat coagulation test
heat content
heat cramp
heat cramps
heat death
heat death of the universe
heat deaths
heat detector
heat detectors
heat dissipation
heat dump
heat energy (current term)
heat engine
heat engines
heat exchanger
heat exchangers
heat exhaustion
heat flash
heat haze
heat hazes
heat hyperpyrexia
heat illness
heat index
heat indices
heat instability test
heat intolerance

Literary usage of Heat energy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1920)
"The ingredients of the coal combine with the oxygen of the air, thus converting the chemical energy into heat energy. A certain percentage of this heat is ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1909)
"In support of this, it is shown that the total heat energy at the melting point of metals in which the molecule probably consists of one or but few atoms ..."

3. The Origin and Evolution of Life: On the Theory of Action, Reaction and by Henry Fairfield Osborn (1917)
"This function appears to have developed only in the presence of heat energy, derived either from the earth or from the sun or from both; this is the first ..."

4. Elements of Heat-power Engineering by Clarence Floyd Hirshfeld, William Nichols Barnard (1915)
"heat energy, indirectly from the sun, may be evolved for human use from this fuel. Also the sun's rays falling upon water surfaces cause evaporation whereby ..."

5. Elements of Heat-power Engineering by Clarence Floyd Hirshfeld (1915)
"ELEMENTARY LAWS OF heat energy. 8. Conservation of Energy, (a) It seems to be one of nature's great universal laws that energy cannot be ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Heat-energy, thermal or dynamic, is of the same nature and may be measured in either thermal or dynamic units, foot-pounds and ..."

7. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"... the heat energy contents of any system must be supposed to be represented by the product of the absolute temperature into the integral heat capacity ..."

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