Medical Dictionary

Newton's law of cooling

play
noun Newton's law of cool·ing \-ˈkü-liŋ\

Medical Definition of Newton's law of cooling

  1. :  a statement in physics: the rate at which an exposed body changes temperature through radiation is approximately proportional to the difference between its temperature and that of its surroundings


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Newton's law of cooling? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!