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Noun Concept
Categories: Thermodynamic properties, Physical quantities
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specific heat  heat capacity  specific heat capacity  Atomic heat  C sub p
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The heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance one degree centigrade WordNet 3.0
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The heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance one degree centigrade WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Heat capacity or thermal capacity is a physical property of matter, defined as the amount of heat to be supplied to a given mass of a material to produce a unit change in its temperature. Wikipedia
The measure of the heat energy required to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance by one degree celsius, with symbol "C" or "c". OmegaWiki
The capability of a system to absorb heat energy; the amount of thermal energy required to raise the temperature of a system by one temperature unit without any change of phase. Wiktionary
The capability of a substance to absorb heat energy. Wiktionary (translation)
An obsolete term for specific heat capacity. Wiktionary
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500 J introduced to a system caused the temperature of the system to increase by 2 K; thus, the heat capacity is 250 J/K. If the system consists of a single material with a mass of 500 g, the specific heat capacity of that material is 500 J/K/kg. Wiktionary