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Chapter 11 heat vocab

Heat Thermal energy that is moving or capable of moving.
Specific heat The amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of a material on degree Celsius.
Heat Transfer The flow of thermal energy from higher temperature to lower temperature.
Heat Conduction The transfer of heat by the direct contact of particles of matter.
Thermal Equilibrium When two objects are at the same temperature and no heat flows.
Convection The transfer of heat by the motion of matter, such as by moving air to water.
Thermal Radiation Electromagnetic waves produced by objects because of their temperature.
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