Heat Sink

Technology / Home Audio / Heat Sink: Parts of an amplifier, typically heavy metal 'fins,' and a section of the frame of the speaker used to conduct and radiate heat away from the ponit of electrical consumption, or motor assembly.

Other Words for Heat

Heat Adjective Synonyms: warmth, warmness, hotness, fever, fieriness, torridity or torridness
Heat Noun Synonyms: warm (up)
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Other Words for Sink

Sink Noun Synonyms: founder, submerge, go down, go under, plunge, descend, be engulfed
Sink Verb Synonyms: decline, weaken, worsen, degenerate, subside, deteriorate, flag, fail, diminish, die, expire, languish, go downhill
Sink Adjective Synonyms: subside, cave in, collapse, subside, settle, drop, fall in, go down, slip away
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Molar Heat Capacity

Science / Chemistry / Molar Heat Capacity: The heat required to raise the temperature of one mole of a substance by 1°C is called the molar heat capacity of the substance. Molar heat capacity is an intensive property with SI system units of J MORE

Latent Heat

Science / Chemistry / Latent Heat: Heat that is absorbed without causing a rise in temperature. For example, 'latent heat of vaporization' refers to the amount of heat required to convert a liquid to vapor at a particular temperature. MORE

International Wheat Agreement (IWA)

Business / Agriculture / International Wheat Agreement (IWA): Replaced in 1995 by the International Grains Agreement. MORE

Myelin Sheath

Science / Biology / Myelin Sheath: Layers of specialized glial cells, called Schwann cells, that coat the axons of many neurons. MORE

Open-Air Theater

Entertainment / Literature / Open-Air Theater: An amphitheater, especially the unroofed public playhouses in the suburbs of London. Shakespeare's Globe and the Rose are two examples. MORE

Radiant Heating

Business / Construction / Radiant Heating: A method of heating, usually consisting of a forced hot water system with pipes placed in the floor, wall, or ceiling. Also electrically heated panels. MORE

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