heat of combustion

noun

: the heat of reaction resulting from the complete burning of a substance and expressed variously (as in calories per gram or per mole) see bomb calorimeter

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“Heat of combustion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heat%20of%20combustion. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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