[ UK /ˌɛndə‍ʊθˈɜːmɪk/ ]
[ US /ˌɛndoʊˈθɝmɪk/ ]
  1. (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with absorption of heat
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How To Use endothermic In A Sentence

  • The larger an endothermic animal, the more heat it generates relative to the surface area of its body.
  • Statistical analysis of the relationship between body temperature and ambient temperature confirmed that the cicadas are thermoregulating endothermically.
  • Solar receivers absorb this concentrated solar radiation and deliver it, in the form of high-temperature heat, to a chemical reactor wherein an endothermic reaction results in the production of solar fuels.
  • • The massive Sigurðsson-Björk subterranean endothermic induction “vacuum” to remotely suck the heat energy from the magma chamber, 365 tomorrows » 2009 » March : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day
  • A few of these biosigns were, like those of all Gorn castes, endothermic or poikilothermic—dependent upon external factors for the regulation of body temperature. Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire
  • I wasn†™ t very good in thermodynamics, but my guess is that the cloak is endothermic somehow, and it sucked all the heat from inside the bubble. 365 tomorrows » featured writer : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day
  • However this strategy is not feasible for endothermic herbivores with a rapid metabolic rate and having limited time available to extract energy and nutrients.
  • This process is endothermic, pulling heat from its surroundings.
  • For example, one might think that skeletal growth rates would be higher for an endothermic animal than for an ectothermic, or cold-blooded, one.
  • Finally, the net reaction may be exothermic or (more commonly) endothermic, depending on reaction stoichiometry.
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