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endothermic reaction

noun [C]     /en.dəʊˌθɜː.mɪk.riˈæk.ʃən/ US  /-doʊˌθɝː-/ specialized
a chemical reaction in which heat is absorbed → Compare exothermic reactionPhysical and chemical processes
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