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1. specific

adjective. ['spəˈsɪfɪk, spɪˈsɪfɪk'] (sometimes followed by `to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique.

Synonyms

  • specialised
  • particularized
  • precise
  • particularised
  • proper
  • peculiar
  • generality
  • specialized
  • special
  • particular
  • ad hoc
  • unique
  • limited

Antonyms

  • imprecise
  • nonspecific
  • unspecialized
  • general

Etymology

  • specifique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • specificus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Specific 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 specific-heat


1. Noun Phrase
The total internal energy an object has depends on its mass, temperature and specific heat capacity.

2. specific

adjective. ['spəˈsɪfɪk, spɪˈsɪfɪk'] stated explicitly or in detail.

Antonyms

  • indistinct

Etymology

  • specifique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • specificus (Latin)

3. specific

noun. ['spəˈsɪfɪk, spɪˈsɪfɪk'] a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease.

Synonyms

  • medication
  • medicament
  • medicine

Antonyms

  • inaccurate
  • incorrect
  • wrong
  • indecorous

Etymology

  • specifique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • specificus (Latin)

4. specific

noun. ['spəˈsɪfɪk, spɪˈsɪfɪk'] a fact about some part (as opposed to general).

Synonyms

  • fact

Antonyms

  • improperness
  • indecent

Etymology

  • specifique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • specificus (Latin)

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. 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))
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