temperature change

Definitions of temperature change
  1. noun
    a process whereby the degree of hotness of a body (or medium) changes
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    advection
    (meteorology) the horizontal transfer of heat or other atmospheric properties
    climate change, global climate change
    a change in the world's climate
    convection
    the transfer of heat through a fluid (liquid or gas) caused by molecular motion
    chilling, cooling, temperature reduction
    the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature
    heating, warming
    the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
    boiling
    the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas
    freeze, freezing
    the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
    global warming
    an increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)
    heat dissipation
    dissipation of heat
    induction heating
    the heating of a conducting material caused by an electric current induced in it
    overheating
    excessive heating
    radiant heating
    heating a building by radiation from panels containing hot water or electrical heaters
    infrigidation, refrigeration
    the process of cooling or freezing (e.g., food) for preservative purposes
    melt, melting, thaw, thawing
    the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    type of:
    action, activity, natural action, natural process
    a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
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