exothermic exothermic  /ˌɛk soʊ ˈθɜr mɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with the liberation of heat

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  • As the bare depleted uranium comes in contact with steel, an exothermic, or heat-producing, effect occurs when the metals react chemically.

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    on July 10, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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  • "He's an extraordinarily thoughtful, very civil, easy-to-deal-with, courteous guy," said McCaffrey, who stressed he is staying neutral in the presidential race. "He doesn't produce exothermic reactions; he produces solutions."
    on Jun 14, 2004 By: Barry McCaffrey Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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