Definición de exothermic en inglés:

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exothermic

Pronunciación: /ˌɛksə(ʊ)ˈθəːmɪk/

adjetivo

Chemistry
1(Of a reaction or process) accompanied by the release of heat. The opposite of endothermic (sense 1).
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Sodium hydroxide dissolved into water is an exothermic process, ammonium nitrate dissolved in water is an endothermic process.
  • The rusting of iron is an exothermic reaction and this process is used in hand warmers which are utilized in cold regions.
  • When fireworks are ignited, the chemical compounds react with each other in an exothermic reaction - releasing energy.
1.1(Of a compound) formed from its constituent elements with a net release of heat.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Little heat is needed in the roasting of sulfide ores because the oxidation of the sulfide ion to sulfur dioxide is exothermic.

Derivados

exothermal

adjetivo

exothermally

adverbio

exothermically

adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • This is because fluorine generally reacts exothermically to form products with stable C-F bonds.

Origen

Late 19th century: from French exothermique.

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Saltos de línea: exo|ther¦mic

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