heat of condensation

Definition of heat of condensation

: heat evolved when a vapor changes to a liquid specifically : the quantity of heat that is evolved when unit mass of a vapor is changed at a specified temperature to a liquid and that equals the heat of vaporization

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“Heat of condensation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heat%20of%20condensation. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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