Capacity for heat

the power of absorbing heat. Substances differ in the amount of heat requisite to raise them a given number of thermometric degrees, and this difference is the measure of, or depends upon, what is called their capacity for heat. See Specific heat, under Heat.

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Downstream to the nonwoven production, the site also has capacity for heat setting, printing, coating and impregnation.
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