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Heat Definition

Definition of Heat

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Heat is a form of energy, often recorded as temperature.

Heat is a form of energy, often recorded as temperature

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Heat Definition: Heat is the form of energy that flows between two samples of matter due to their difference in temperature. Usually denoted by the variable 'Q'.

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