heat energy

heat energy
noun
a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature (Freq. 2)
Syn: ↑heat
Derivationally related forms: ↑heat (for: ↑heat)
Hypernyms: ↑energy, ↑free energy
Hyponyms:

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heat energy,
the form of energy that is manifested in heat.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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