Joule heat

noun
variants: or less commonly Joulean heat \ ˈjül|ēən-​ , ˈjau̇l| sometimes ˈjōl| \

Definition of Joule heat

: heat resulting from an electric current through a resistance

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History and Etymology for Joule heat

after J. P. Joule

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“Joule heat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Joule%20heat. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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