mechanocaloric effect

mech·​a·​no·​caloric effect | \ ¦mekəˌnō+- \

Definition of mechanocaloric effect

: a change of temperature by produced mechanical means specifically : a fluctuation in liquid helium II at the point where the capillary film emerges from the parent liquid — compare superfluid

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mechan- + caloric

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“Mechanocaloric effect.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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