Definition of Heat energy
1. Noun. A form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature.
Generic synonyms: Energy, Free Energy
Specialized synonyms: Geothermal Energy, Heat Of Dissociation, Heat Of Formation, Heat Of Solution, Heat Of Transformation, Latent Heat, Specific Heat
Derivative terms: Heat, Heat, Heat
Lexicographical Neighbors of Heat Energy
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 ..."