Definition of endothermic
1 : characterized by or formed with absorption of heat
2 : warm-blooded
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The Heatswell is an endothermic (heat-activated) coating for a paper coffee-cup.
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Origin and Etymology of endothermic
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1884See Words from the same year
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