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Related to conductive heat: Fourier law of heat conduction
heat transmitted by direct contact, as by an electric pad or hot-water bottle.
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con·duc·tive heat(kŏn-dŭk'tiv hēt)
A rise in temperature conveyed from one structure or appliance to another in which the warmer affects the cooler by conduction.
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Heat transferred by conduction from a heat source to a colder object when the two materials are in contact with each other.
See also: heat
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