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1. latent

adjective. ['ˈleɪtənt'] potentially existing but not presently evident or realized.

Synonyms

  • possible

Antonyms

  • retrospective
  • unrealistic

Etymology

  • latens (Latin)
  • latere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Latent Heat

  • uncomplete
  • noncompete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • vanfleet
  • obsolete
  • mistreat
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • retreat
  • replete
  • downbeat
  • deplete
  • conceit
  • compete
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • backseat
  • unseat
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • repeat

Sentences with latent-heat


1. Noun Phrase
Energy is not lost during latent heat transfer.

2. Noun Phrase
Sprinkling water on the plants themselves uses the latent heat energy given off when water freezes.

3. Noun Phrase
The latent heat of vaporization for a substance is generally much greater than the latent heat of fusion.

4. Noun Phrase
The molecules form strong hydrogen bonds, and water has a correspondingly high latent heat of vaporization.

2. latent

adjective. ['ˈleɪtənt'] (pathology) not presently active.

Antonyms

  • impossibility

Etymology

  • latens (Latin)
  • latere (Latin)

3. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature.

Synonyms

  • free energy
  • latent heat
  • specific heat
  • energy
  • heat energy
  • heat of transformation
  • heat of solution
  • heat of formation
  • geothermal energy

Antonyms

  • assimilate
  • stiffen
  • thin
  • discolor

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. heat

verb. ['ˈhiːt'] make hot or hotter.

Synonyms

  • heat up
  • alter
  • scald
  • soak
  • change
  • overheat
  • bake
  • preheat
  • broil
  • crisp
  • toast
  • sear
  • calcine
  • reheat
  • modify
  • scorch
  • hot up

Antonyms

  • naturalize
  • brighten
  • occidentalize
  • inactivate

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] the presence of heat.

Synonyms

  • temperature
  • incalescence
  • torridity
  • warmness
  • red heat
  • calefaction
  • white heat
  • warmth
  • fieriness
  • high temperature

Antonyms

  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] the sensation caused by heat energy.

Synonyms

  • temperature

Antonyms

  • decontaminate
  • clean

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] the trait of being intensely emotional.

Synonyms

  • warmth
  • fieriness
  • emotionality
  • passion

Antonyms

  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity.

Synonyms

  • estrus
  • oestrus
  • physiological condition
  • physiological state
  • rut

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • tune
  • denazify
  • magnetise

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. heat

noun. ['ˈhiːt'] a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race.

Antonyms

  • stabilize

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. heat

verb. ['ˈhiːt'] provide with heat.

Synonyms

  • supply
  • provide
  • render
  • furnish

Antonyms

  • cause to sleep
  • personalise
  • detransitivize
  • awaken

Etymology

  • hætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hæte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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