heat of vaporization

Definition of heat of vaporization

: heat absorbed when a liquid vaporizes specifically : the quantity of heat required at a specified temperature to convert unit mass of liquid into vapor

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“Heat of vaporization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heat%20of%20vaporization. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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