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thermodynamics

 [ther″mo-di-nam´iks]
the branch of science dealing with heat, work, and energy, their interconversion, and problems related thereto.

ther·mo·dy·nam·ics

(ther'mō-dī-nam'iks),
1. The branch of physicochemical science concerned with heat and energy and their conversions one into the other involving mechanical work.
2. The study of the flow of heat.
[thermo- + G. dynamis, force]

thermodynamics

/ther·mo·dy·nam·ics/ (-di-nam´iks) the branch of science dealing with heat, work, and energy, their interconversion, and problems related thereto.

thermodynamics

[-dīnam′iks]
Etymology: Gk, thermē, heat, dynamis, power
the science of the interconversion of heat and work.

ther·mo·dy·nam·ics

(thĕr'mō-dī-nam'iks)
1. The branch of physicochemical science concerned with heat and energy and their conversions of one into the other involving mechanical work.
2. The study of the flow of heat.
[thermo- + G. dynamis, force]

thermodynamics

the science concerned with the relationships between heat and mechanical work. The laws of thermodynamics are:(1st) when one form of energy is converted to another there is no loss or gain.(2nd) when one form of energy is converted to another a proportion is turned into heat.

thermodynamics

the branch of science dealing with heat and energy, their interconversion, and problems related thereto.
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