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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Chemistry Endothermic.

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  • adj. Occurring with the absorption of energy; endothermic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. occurring with absorption of energy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of a nuclear reaction) occurring with absorption of energy

Etymologies

endo- + Greek ergon, work; see werg- in Indo-European roots + -ic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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