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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (35)
  • This process is exothermic, meaning that it releases heat.
  • 'exothermic' process that can raise the starting temperature of 650 degrees by another 200 degrees.
  • By exothermic, Nashville Skyline is in the Distance (2008)
  • And not only is it exothermic, I think the property's variable. for more
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