TITLE

thermodynamics

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2172
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "thermodynamics" is presented. "Thermo" means "heat," and "dynamics," derived from "dynamis" means "power." The word refers to the branch of physics concerned with laws that govern the production of heat and its conversion into other forms of energy.
ACCESSION #
21248433

 

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