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The chemistry of heat and heat-associated chemical phenomena.

ther′mo·chem′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
ther′mo·chem′ist n.
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(Chemistry) the branch of chemistry concerned with the study and measurement of the heat evolved or absorbed during chemical reactions
ˌthermoˈchemical adj
ˌthermoˈchemically adv
ˌthermoˈchemist n
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(ˌθɜr moʊˈkɛm ə stri)

the branch of chemistry dealing with the relationship between chemical action and heat.
ther`mo•chem′i•cal (-ˈkɛm ɪ kəl) adj.
ther`mo•chem′i•cal•ly, adv.
ther`mo•chem′ist, n.
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the branch of chemistry that studies the relationship of heat to chemical changes, including the production of energy. — thermochemist, n. — thermochemical, adj.
See also: Heat
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Noun1.thermochemistry - the branch of chemistry that studies the relation between chemical action and the amount of heat absorbed or generated
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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