latent heat definition

  • noun:
    • the amount of temperature soaked up or circulated by a substance undergoing a change of condition, particularly ice switching to liquid or water to steam, at continual temperature and stress. Also called heat of transformation.
    • the heat which circulated or consumed associated a change of condition or of stage
    • temperature absorbed or radiated during an alteration of stage at a constant temperature and force
  • adjective:
    • that quantity of heat which vanishes or becomes concealed in a body while creating some change in it besides increase of heat, as fusion, evaporation, or development, the quantity becoming constant for every single specific human body as well as each types of modification; the actual quantity of temperature required to create an alteration of phase.

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