heat-absorbing heat-absorbing

Definition(s):

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

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Usage(s):

  1. Using light-colored roofing and paving materials in place of black, heat-absorbing tar will also help.
  2. A concave cylindrical mirror, clockworked to follow the sun, focuses the solar rays on a vacuum-insulated tube filled with a heat-absorbing liquid such as black petroleum.
  3. If the falling foam did damage the ship, the most disturbing possibility is that it chipped or broke one or more of Columbia's heat-absorbing tiles.
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