heat of combustion


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heat of combustion

n.
The amount of heat released per unit mass or unit volume of a substance when the substance is completely burned.
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heat of combustion

n
(Chemistry) chem the heat evolved when one mole of a substance is burnt in oxygen at constant volume
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