heat capacity

noun

: the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of a body one degree

called also thermal capacity

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“Heat capacity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heat%20capacity. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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