latent heat

noun
|Updated on: 19 May 2018

Definition of latent heat

: heat given off or absorbed in a process (such as fusion or vaporization) other than a change of temperature

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First Known Use of latent heat

circa 1757

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latent heat

noun

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: heat given off or absorbed in a process (as fusion or vaporization) other than a change of temperature

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