endothermic


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en·do·ther·mic

 (ĕn′dō-thûr′mĭk) also en·do·ther·mal (-məl)
adj.
1. Chemistry Characterized by or causing the absorption of heat; endoergic.
2. Biology Of or relating to an organism that generates heat to maintain its body temperature, typically above the temperature of its surroundings; warm-blooded.

en′do·ther′my n.

endothermic

(ˌɛndəʊˈθɜːmɪk) or

endothermal

adj
(Chemistry) (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with the absorption of heat. Compare exothermic, endoergic
ˌendoˈthermically adv
ˌendoˈthermism n

en•do•ther•mic

(ˌɛn doʊˈθɜr mɪk)

also en`do•ther′mal,



adj.
1. noting or pertaining to a chemical change that is accompanied by an absorption of heat (opposed to exothermic).
[< French endothermique (1879); see endo-, -therm, -ic]
en`do•ther′mi•cal•ly, adv.
en′do•ther`my, en`do•ther′mism, n.

en·do·ther·mic

(ĕn′dō-thûr′mĭk)
Causing or characterized by absorption of heat: an endothermic chemical reaction. Compare exothermic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.endothermic - (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with absorption of heat
endoergic, energy-absorbing - (of a nuclear reaction) occurring with absorption of energy
exothermal, exothermic, heat-releasing - (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with the liberation of heat
Translations
endoterm
endotérmicaendotérmico

endothermic

[ˌɛndəʊˈθɜːmɪk] adjendotermico/a

en·do·ther·mic

a. endotérmico-a, rel. a la absorción de calor.
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