unit of heat

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u·nit of heat

1. calorie (gram calorie; kilocalorie);
2. Synonym(s): British thermal unit
3. Synonym(s): joule


James P., English physicist, 1818-1889.
joule - Synonym(s): unit of heat
Joule equivalent - the dynamic equivalent of heat.
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A therm is a unit of heat equal to 100,000 BTUs, or approximately 100 cubic feet of gas.