heat energy


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Noun1.heat energy - a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperatureheat energy - a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
energy, free energy - (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs; "energy can take a wide variety of forms"
geothermal energy - energy derived from the heat in the interior of the earth
heat of dissociation - the heat required for a fluid substance to break up into simpler constituents
heat of formation - the heat evolved or absorbed during the formation of one mole of a substance from its component elements
heat of solution - the heat evolved or absorbed when one mole of a substance is dissolved in a large volume of a solvent
heat of transformation, latent heat - heat absorbed or radiated during a change of phase at a constant temperature and pressure
specific heat - the heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance one degree centigrade
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Evolves solid-state refrigeration system absorbs heat energy from the storage chamber using carbon dioxide, a non-toxic, non-hazardous refrigerant, embedded in the walls.
The Supreme Administrative Prosecution Office has contested a decision of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (EWRC) on setting the price of heat energy, the press office of the Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Bulgaria has announced, quoted by Focus News Agency.
Of that heat energy from global warming, humans are responsible for more than 90 percent of what goes into the world's bodies of water instead of the ground. 
Since recovery from wastewater has been demonstrated for the self-cleaning heat energy retrieval system, the first active heat recovery system at a recovery rate of 100% is being prepared.
All of them provide for the modernization of heating networks transporting more than 400 thousand Gcal of heat energy. These are 17 facilities providing services in the cities of Astana, Almaty and regional centers and having multiplicative impact on the county's economy.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-January 21, 2014--BGC Partners to acquire Heat Energy assets
20 January 2014 - US brokerage firm BGC Partners Inc (NASDAQ: BGCP) said it would buy domestic over-the-counter energy brokerage company HEAT Energy Group, a specialist in regional term power markets and natural gas swaps.
Star is launching a free online assessment through its website to help food processors identify where significant cost savings could be achieved by recycling invisible heat energy.
To make stuff colder or to keep it cold, we need to draw heat energy out of it.
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Cements that self-repair cracks and store latent heat energy could be the future building materials - thanks to the efforts of a Spanish researcher.