Heat Balance

Science / Weather / Heat Balance: The equilibrium which exists on the average between the radiation received by the earth and atmosphere from the sun and that emitted by the earth and atmosphere. The balance between heat loss (long wave radiation from the earth back into the atmosphere) and heat gain (incoming solar radiation).

Other Words for Balance

Balance Noun Synonyms: scale(s), steelyard
Balance Verb Synonyms: weigh, estimate, ponder, consider, deliberate, assess, compare, evaluate
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Other Words for Heat

Heat Adjective Synonyms: warmth, warmness, hotness, fever, fieriness, torridity or torridness
Heat Noun Synonyms: warm (up)
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Heating Degree Day

Science / Weather / Heating Degree Day: One heating degree day is given for each degree that the daily mean temperature is below 65°F. It is used as an indication of fuel consumption. MORE

Heating Load

Business / Construction / Heating Load: The amount of heating required to keep a building at a specified temperature during the winter, usually 65° F, regardless of outside temperature. MORE

Heathland

Entertainment / Golf / Heathland: Open uncultivated land (particularly in the british isles) having sandy soil and dominated by small shrubs with small hard leaves (e.g., heather) MORE

Heat Wave

Science / Weather / Heat Wave: A period of abnormally and uncomfortably hot weather. It could last from several days to several weeks. The Weather Channel uses the following criteria for a heat wave: a minimum of ten states must ha MORE

Heat Treatment

Business / Machine Shop / Heat Treatment: The process of heating and cooling a solid metal or alloy to obtain certain desired properties or characteristics. MORE

Heat Trim

Business / Construction / Heat Trim: Work done by the Heating Contractor to get the home ready for the municipal Final Heat Inspection. This includes venting the hot water heater, installing all vent grills, registers, air conditioning s MORE

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