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(General Physics) another term for enthalpy
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|Noun||1.||total heat - (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity equal to the internal energy of a system plus the product of its volume and pressure; "enthalpy is the amount of energy in a system capable of doing mechanical work"|
physical property - any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
thermodynamics - the branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy