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1. endothermic

adjective. ['ˌɛndoʊˈθɝːmɪk'] (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with absorption of heat.

Synonyms

  • heat-absorbing
  • energy-absorbing
  • decalescent
  • endoergic

Antonyms

  • exoergic
  • exothermal
  • heat-releasing
  • energy-releasing

Etymology

  • endo- (English)
  • thermic (English)

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Rhymes with Endothermic

  • hypodermic
  • exothermic

How do you pronounce endothermic?

Pronounce endothermic as ˌɛndoʊˈθərmɪk.

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Sentences with endothermic


1. Adjective
When you add ammonium nitrate to water, you have a good example of an endothermic reaction.

2. Verb, base form
One huge downside to endothermic regulation is that it’s energetically costly.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Chemists call heat-producing reactions exothermic, and heat-consuming reactions endothermic.

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