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.
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The heat enthalpy of the endothermic peak was higher in the LChA than in LCh (160 J g-1).
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The heating curve had one endothermic peaks, representing the melting transition ([T.sub.m] = 200.4[degrees]C), the endothermic enthalpy of which were [DELTA][H.sub.m] = 351.3 J/g.
Specifically, we test the predictions that: (1) increasing the fraction of endothermic taxa in a system will lead to shorter food chains.
This is caused by the week endothermic reaction (cooling) when lithium deintercalation into the positive electrode material during charging [33].
Kaolin group minerals are characterised by two major endothermic peaks and one exothermic peak.
The next step is to incorporate the endothermic device inside the cap of a needle for more convenient use.
This maximum is not so explicit as in close systems [3] and while increasing of temperature it is replaced by deep endothermic minimum due to the prevalence of decay reaction of NHN[O.sub.3] (4) which goes with the absorption of heat.
The rst endothermic event of the washed kaolins, which is attributed to dehydration, is observed between 170 and 270C (Fig.
As the starch grains are heated in the presence of water, DSC measures the endothermic reaction that occurs.
The presence of endothermic effect on DSC curves of kaolin "Sitnitsa" in natural form (Fig.
Chemistry demonstrations included the mixing of barium hydroxide with ammonium salt to create a highly endothermic, or energy-absorbing, reaction.