heat of formation

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heat of formation

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(Chemistry) chem the heat evolved or absorbed when one mole of a compound is formed from its constituent atoms
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Noun1.heat of formation - the heat evolved or absorbed during the formation of one mole of a substance from its component elements
heat, heat energy - a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
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