exotherm definition

  • noun:
    • Any exothermic substance
    • In chem., a compound substance when you look at the development that from its constituents heat is evolved, and in its decomposition, energy (usually heat) is soaked up.
    • a compound that gives down temperature during its formation and absorbs temperature during its decomposition
    • Any exothermic substance
    • In chem., a compound substance in the development which from its constituents heat is developed, plus in its decomposition, power (frequently temperature) is absorbed.
    • a compound that gives down heat during its development and absorbs heat during its decomposition

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