heat-absorbing




Definitions of heat-absorbing
  1. adjective

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

    synonyms:
    endothermal, endothermic

    endoergic, energy-absorbing

    (of a nuclear reaction) occurring with absorption of energy
    decalescent

    absorbing heat without increase in temperature when heated beyond a certain point
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    Antonyms:

    exothermal, exothermic, heat-releasing

    (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with the liberation of heat
    energy-releasing, exoergic

    (of a nuclear reaction) occurring with evolution or releasing of energy
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