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- n. The amount of heat required to convert a unit mass of a liquid at its boiling point into vapor without an increase in temperature.
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- n. The amount of heat needed to change a unit mass of material from a liquid to a gas at its boiling point
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- n. heat absorbed by a unit mass of a material at its boiling point in order to convert the material into a gas at the same temperature
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