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- noun The quantity of heat absorbed or released by a substance undergoing a change of state, such as ice changing to water or water to steam, at constant temperature and pressure.
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- noun physics the heat that is
releasedor absorbedaccompanying a changeof stateor of phase
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- noun heat absorbed or radiated during a change of phase at a constant temperature and pressure
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