latent heat of fusion(redirected from Enthalpy of fusion)
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Related to Enthalpy of fusion: heat of fusion, Enthalpy of vaporization, Enthalpy of sublimation
latent heat of fusion
The heat required to convert 1 g of a solid to a liquid at the same temperature. For example, the process of converting 1 g of ice at 0°C to water at 0°C requires 80 cal, and, until it is completed, there will be no rise in the temperature.
See also: heat