thermal grease

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thermal grease

A conductive substance that is used to transfer heat from one device to another. For example, when a heat sink is attached to a chip, there is a huge number of microscopic gaps between the two surfaces. The thermal grease helps bond the two surfaces and transfer the heat more effectively. See heat sink.
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3 Heat paste in a frying pan with chicken for 5 minutes and transfer to a casserole dish, cover with a lid and cook for 20-25 minutes until chicken is cooked through.
By using heat paste and sinks and not grinding or otherwise over- heating this action I don't believe it is necessary to re-heat treat it as long as we are careful.