calorimetry


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cal·o·rim·e·try

 (kăl′ə-rĭm′ĭ-trē)
n.
Measurement of the amount of heat released or absorbed in a chemical reaction, change of state, or formation of a solution.

[Latin calor, heat; see caloric + -metry.]

calorimetry

the science of measuring heat. — calorimeter, n. — calorimetric, adj.
See also: Heat
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Noun1.calorimetry - measurement of quantities of heat
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
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