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ENDOTHERMIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does endothermic mean? 

ENDOTHERMIC (adjective)
  The adjective ENDOTHERMIC has 1 sense:

1. (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with absorption of heat

  Familiarity information: ENDOTHERMIC used as an adjective is very rare.


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ENDOTHERMIC (adjective)


Sense 1endothermic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with absorption of heat

Synonyms:

endothermal; endothermic; heat-absorbing

Similar:

decalescent (absorbing heat without increase in temperature when heated beyond a certain point)

Also:

endoergic; energy-absorbing ((of a nuclear reaction) occurring with absorption of energy)

Antonym:

exothermic ((of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with the liberation of heat)


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