exothermic vs endothermic exothermal
energy-releasing energy-releasing adj. 1. releasing energy. [Narrower terms: {exothermic (vs. endothermic), exothermal}]

Syn: exoergic. [WordNet 1.5]

2. catabolic. [prenominal] {constructive-metabolic}

Syn: destructive-metabolic(prenominal). [WordNet 1.5]


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  • energy-releasing — adj. 1. releasing energy. [Narrower terms: {exothermic (vs. endothermic), exothermal}] Syn: exoergic. [WordNet 1.5] 2. catabolic. [prenominal] {constructive metabolic} Syn: destructive metabolic(prenominal). [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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