heat transfer

Definitions

Cars & Driving

  • noun the transfer of thermal energy from one material to another by means of thermal conduction, convection or radiation; heat transfer is only possible from a high to a low temperature level

Electronics

  • The movement of heat between bodies or regions via conduction, convection, or radiation. Heat is transferred from a hotter body or region to a colder body or region. Also called heat flow.
  • synonymheat flow

Food

  • noun the process of passing heat from one medium or substance to another

General Science

  • noun a movement of heat, as through a metal or from the earth into space
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