heat sink definition

  • noun:
    • a breeding ground capable of absorbing temperature from an object with which it really is in thermal contact without a phase change or an appreciable change in heat.
    • A protective product that digests and dissipates the surplus heat generated by a method.
    • An object, system or environment that absorbs and dissipates temperature from things in thermal contact (either direct or vibrant) with it.
    • A place toward that your heat moves in a system.
    • A material with the capacity of absorbing heat.
    • a metal conductor especially built to carry out (and radiate) heat

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