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en·thal·py

 (ĕn′thăl′pē, ĕn-thăl′-)
n. pl. en·thal·pies
Symbol H A thermodynamic function of a system, equivalent to the sum of the internal energy of the system plus the product of its volume multiplied by the pressure exerted on it by its surroundings.

[Greek enthalpein, to heat in (en-, in; see en-2 + thalpein, to heat) + -y.]

enthalpy

(ˈɛnθəlpɪ; ɛnˈθæl-)
n
(General Physics) a thermodynamic property of a system equal to the sum of its internal energy and the product of its pressure and volume. Symbol: H Also called: heat content or total heat
[C20: from Greek enthalpein to warm in, from en-2 + thalpein to warm]

en•thal•py

(ˈɛn θæl pi, ɛnˈθæl-)

n., pl. -pies.
a quantity associated with a thermodynamic system, expressed as the internal energy of a system plus the product of the pressure and volume of the system.
[1925–30; < Greek enthálp(ein) to warm in (en- en-2 + thálpein to warm)]

en·thal·py

(ĕn′thăl′pē)
The amount of energy contained in a system.

enthalpy

A measure of the stored heat energy contained in a substance.
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