- A device or substance for absorbing excessive or unwanted heat.More example sentences
- Either way, the gauze, acting as a heat sink, removes the thermal energy from the system so that the temperature above or below it is not sufficient to ignite the gas.
- Every computer contains a device known as a heat sink.
- The expanding universe is quite an effective heat sink.
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