rotational specific heat

noun

Definition of rotational specific heat

: the contribution made to the specific heat of a substance by change in mean energy of molecular rotation with change in temperature — compare vibrational specific heat

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“Rotational specific heat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rotational%20specific%20heat. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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