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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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Two peaks corresponding to endothermic reactions are observed in the DTA curve.
Furthermore, isocyanate can react with itself at high temperatures in an endothermic reaction that produces carbodiimide and carbon dioxide.
Flame retardancy is further aided by the endothermic reaction of nitrogenous gas sublimation, resulting in lower combustion temperatures.
Flame retardancy is also aided by the endothermic reaction of nitrogenous gas sublimation, resulting in lower combustion temperatures, Akzo says.
The DSC results indicated that during firing, endothermic reactions occurred below 800[degrees]C, after which exothermic reactions dominated.
This is due to the fact that the diffusion parameters of the phases and their thermodynamic stimuli of transformation depend, on the one hand, on the temperature and concentration fields and, on the other hand, affect them as a result of exo- or endothermic reactions.