vibrational specific heat

noun

Definition of vibrational specific heat

: the contribution made by the energy of internal vibration of the molecules of a substance to the total specific heat of the substance — compare rotational specific heat

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“Vibrational specific heat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vibrational%20specific%20heat. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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