enthalpy

noun
en·​thal·​py | \ ˈen-ˌthal-pē How to pronounce enthalpy (audio) , en-ˈthal- How to pronounce enthalpy (audio) \

Definition of enthalpy

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

First Known Use of enthalpy

circa 1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for enthalpy

en- + Greek thalpein to heat

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enthalpy

noun
en·​thal·​py | \ ˈen-ˌthal-pē How to pronounce enthalpy (audio) , en-ˈ How to pronounce enthalpy (audio) \
plural enthalpies

Medical Definition of enthalpy

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

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