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Measurement of the amount of heat released or absorbed in a chemical reaction, change of state, or formation of a solution.

[Latin calor, heat; see caloric + -metry.]


the science of measuring heat. — calorimeter, n. — calorimetric, adj.
See also: Heat
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Noun1.calorimetry - measurement of quantities of heat
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
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The instrument simultaneously performs thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) on a single sample, yielding more information than separate tests using two different instruments.
There are several techniques used to examine curing kinetic of polybenzoxazine, for instance, differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), Fourier transform infra-red (FT-IR) and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR).
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This signature represents the major proteins in blood plasma, measured by Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC).