endothermic

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endothermic

, endothermal
(of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with the absorption of heat

endothermic

[‚en·də′thər·mik]
(nuclear physics)
Petaining to a nuclear or particle reaction in which some of the kinetic energy of the initial particles is converted to mass energy.
(physical chemistry)
Pertaining to a chemical reaction which absorbs heat. Also known as endoergic.

endothermic

Said of a reaction which occurs with the absorption of heat.