heat units

heat u·nits

(hēt yūnits)
The heat capacity for storing thermal energy within the anode of a diagnostic x-ray tube.
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Total quantity or scope: The two regions use totaling around 40,000 blankets a year and spends approximately 250 heat units.
But the kick of the Komodo dragon has some fiery competition from across the world CAROLINA REAPER: 1,569,300 Scoville heat units Hottest ever.
e Bhut Jolokia rated at more than one million Scoville heat units on the scale used to measure the heat of chilli is dried and soaked in alcohol to intensify the heat.
The heat of a pepper is measured in Scoville Heat Units.
To put it another way - the heat units from the hottest jalapeno accounts for less than one percent of the heat units contained within the mildest ghost pepper.
Scoville Heat Units, the amount of water needed for dilution before chilli heat is nil.
Piquin peppers are also not as hot: Tabasco peppers rank near the top of the scale in terms of spiciness--30,000 to 50,000 heat units (HU's) on the Scoville scale, which was developed by Wilbur Scoville in 1912 as a test to measure the hotness of different peppers.
During 2004 when cold, wet early spring conditions caused many farmers in the northern Corn Belt to miss their optimum planting dates, and lack of heat units in the spring and summer caused slower corn growth than normal, Intellicoat Early Plant coated corn delivered important benefits in yield and dry-down versus corn planted after the optimum period.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: purchase heat units r-1, r-3, r-4, r-5, rt in december 2013 and january 2014.