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

  • n. The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one mole or one gram of a substance by one degree Celsius without change of phase.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The capability of a substance to absorb heat energy; specifically, the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one mole or gram of a substance by one degree Celsius without any change of phase

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