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enthalpy

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noun en·thal·py \ˈen-ˌthal-pē, en-ˈ\

Definition of enthalpy

  1. :  the sum of the internal energy of a body or system and the product of its volume multiplied by the pressure



Origin of enthalpy

en- + Greek thalpein to heat


First Known Use: circa 1924


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enthalpy

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noun en·thal·py \ˈen-ˌthal-pē, en-ˈ\

Medical Definition of enthalpy

plural enthalpies

  1. :  the sum of the internal energy of a body and the product of its volume multiplied by the pressure




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