endothermic


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endothermic

 [en″do-ther´mik]
1. characterized or accompanied by the absorption of heat.
2. pertaining to or characterized by endothermy.
3. homeothermic.

en·do·ther·mic

(en'dō-thĕr'mik),
Denoting a chemical reaction during which heat (enthalpy) is absorbed. Compare: exothermic (1).
[endo- + G. thermē, heat]

endothermic

/en·do·ther·mic/ (-ther´mik) characterized by or accompanied by the absorption of heat.

endothermic

(ĕn′dō-thûr′mĭk) also

endothermal

(-məl)
adj.
1. Chemistry Characterized by or causing the absorption of heat; endoergic.
2. Biology Of or relating to an organism that generates heat to maintain its body temperature, typically above the temperature of its surroundings; warm-blooded.

en′do·ther′my n.

en·do·ther·mic

(en'dō-thĕr'mik)
Denoting a chemical reaction during which heat is absorbed.
Compare: exothermic (1)
[endo- + G. thermē, heat]

endothermal, endothermic

1. characterized by the absorption of heat.
2. pertaining to endothermy.
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A thermodynamic study revealed the endothermic nature of Au (III) adsorption on VCP and GCP, which fitted well with the temperature study.
In considering variables related to the energy efficiency hypothesis, terrestrial food webs contained many more endothermic taxa than their aquatic counterparts.
The DSC scans also portrayed samples having endothermic peaks between 500 [degree]C to 560 [degree]C, corresponding to dehydroxylation and transformation of kaolinite to metakaolinite as indicated below:
350[degrees]C the signal of measuring thermocouple detects mainly endothermic processes corresponding to reactions (4) and (6), showing almost no exothermic processes implemented in the gas phase.
3t--9 endothermic effects at 135, 152, 200, 225, 285, 370, 715, 738, 900[degrees]C; 2--exothermic effects at 428, 575, 600[degrees]C; effects occurred without weight loss, and up to 900[degrees]C--with its loss 8.
It was related with the endothermic peaks in the DTA curves at 160, 185 and 230 [degrees]C.
The alloy is endothermic and provides a shortterm barrier to cast iron burning through to reach the MgFeSi.
Heat flow curves indicated that native keratin film appeared the endothermic peaks at about 289, 346 and 769[degrees]C.
However, the higher adsorption efficiencies at increased temperature indicate that the adsorption of Rh-B dye molecules onto the UBTL is endothermic in nature [13-15].
However, they explain that broader temperature fluctuations mean greater risk of cold and heat stress for ectothermic and endothermic organisms.
This molecular disordering is called gelatinization and is frequently observed as endothermic phenomenon using differential scanning calorimetry (DSC).