Heat-capacity meaning

The ratio of the heat energy absorbed by a substance to the substance's increase in temperature.
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The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of a substance or system one degree, usually expressed in calories per degree Celsius.
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The ratio of the heat energy absorbed by a substance to its increase in temperature. Heat capacity is also called thermal capacity . &diamf3; The specific heat or specific heat capacity of a substance is the heat capacity per unit mass, usually measured in joules per kilogram per degree Kelvin.
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(physics) The capability of a substance to absorb heat energy; specifically, the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one mole or gram of a substance by one degree Celsius without any change of phase.
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