exothermic


exo·ther·mic

adjective \-mik\

Definition of EXOTHERMIC

:  characterized by or formed with evolution of heat
exo·ther·mi·cal·ly \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
exo·ther·mi·ci·ty \-ˌthər-ˈmis-ə-tē\ noun

Origin of EXOTHERMIC

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1884

exo·ther·mic

adjective \-ˈthər-mik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EXOTHERMIC

: characterized by or formed with evolution of heat—compare endothermic
exo·ther·mi·cal·ly \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
exo·ther·mic·i·ty \-ˌthər-ˈmis-ət-ē\ noun, plural exo·ther·mic·i·ties

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: exotic (adjective)
Previous Word in the Dictionary: exothermal
All Words Near: exothermic

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up exothermic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More