waste heat

noun

Definition of waste heat

: heat rejected or escaping from furnaces of various types (as coke ovens, cement kilns, or steel furnaces) after it has served its primary purpose

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“Waste heat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waste%20heat. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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