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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • 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 released or absorbed accompanying a change of state or 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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