endoergic
endoergic endoergic adj. occurring with absorption of energy. [Narrower terms: {endothermic}] {exoergic}

Syn: energy-absorbing. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • endoergic — adjective Date: 1940 absorbing energy ; endothermic < endoergic nuclear reactions > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • endoergic — adjective (of a nuclear reaction) occurring with absorption of energy • Syn: ↑energy absorbing • Ant: ↑exoergic • See Also: ↑endothermic, ↑endothermal, ↑heat absorbing * * * |en …   Useful english dictionary

  • endoergic — /en doh err jik/, adj. Chem. endothermic (opposed to exoergic). [1935 40; ENDO + ERGIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • endoergic — adjective Occurring with the absorption of energy; endothermic …   Wiktionary

  • endoergic — en·do·er·gic (en″do urґjik) 1. endergonic. 2. endothermic …   Medical dictionary

  • endoergic — en·do·er·gic …   English syllables

  • endoergic — /ˌɛndoʊˈɜdʒɪk/ (say .endoh erjik) adjective (of a process or reaction, especially a nuclear one) consuming energy; endothermic. {See exoergic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • endoergic reaction — noun a nuclear reaction occurring with absorption of energy • Hypernyms: ↑nuclear reaction …   Useful english dictionary

  • endothermic — endoergic endoergic adj. occurring with absorption of energy. [Narrower terms: {endothermic}] {exoergic} Syn: energy absorbing. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exoergic — adjective (of a nuclear reaction) occurring with evolution or releasing of energy • Syn: ↑energy releasing • Ant: ↑endoergic • See Also: ↑exothermic, ↑exothermal, ↑heat releasing * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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