Newton's law of cooling


Newton's law of cool·​ing -ˈkü-liŋ How to pronounce Newton's law of cooling (audio)
: 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

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“Newton's law of cooling.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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