Meaning of “latent heat” in the English Dictionary


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latent heatnoun [ U ]

us /ˈleɪ·tənt ˈhit/

physics the heat that is absorbed or released by a substance when it changes form, for example, from a liquid to a gas, while the temperature of the substance stays the same

(Definition of “latent heat” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)