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ex·o·ther·mic

 (ĕk′sō-thûr′mĭk) also ex·o·ther·mal (-məl)
adj.
Releasing heat: an exothermic reaction.

ex′o·ther′mi·cal·ly adv.

exothermic

(ˌɛksəʊˈθɜːmɪk) or

exothermal

adj
(Chemistry) (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with the evolution of heat. Compare endothermic, exoergic
ˌexoˈthermically, ˌexoˈthermally adv

ex•o•ther•mic

(ˌɛk soʊˈθɜr mɪk)

also ex`o•ther′mal,



adj.
noting or pertaining to a chemical change that is accompanied by a liberation of heat (opposed to endothermic).
[1880–85]
ex`o•ther′mi•cal•ly, adv.
ex`o•ther•mic′i•ty (-θərˈmɪs ɪ ti) n.

ex·o·ther·mic

(ĕk′sō-thûr′mĭk)
Releasing heat: an exothermic chemical reaction. Compare endothermic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.exothermic - (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with the liberation of heat
energy-releasing, exoergic - (of a nuclear reaction) occurring with evolution or releasing of energy
endothermal, endothermic, heat-absorbing - (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with absorption of heat
Translations
exothermique
eksoterm
exotérmicaexotérmico

exothermic

[ˌɛksəʊˈθɜːmɪk] adjesotermico/a
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Lithium intercalated into the anode reacts exothermically with both the air and with moisture," she says.
If the fuel were exposed to air and steam, the zirconium cladding around the fuel would react exothermically catching fire at about 800 degrees Celsius.
The interaction of latex with calcined clay indicates polyvinylacetate (PVAc) latexes interact with calcined clay exothermically.