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  • 1 heat-producing — a. See heating …

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  • 2 Heat Gain —   The amount of heat introduced to a space from all heat producing sources, such as building occupants, lights, appliances, and from the environment, mainly solar energy …

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  • 3 Heat-shrink tubing — (or commonly heat shrink ) is a tube which shrinks in diameter when heated. Its diameter and thickness can vary, and there are three main categories, thin wall, medium wall and thick wall tube. Heat shrink is used to insulate wires, connections,… …

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  • 4 Heat exchanger — An interchangeable plate heat exchanger Tubular heat exchan …

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  • 5 Heat wave of 2006 derecho series — The heat wave of 2006 derecho series was a series of severe wind events associated with powerful thunderstorms, known as derechos, that occurred in a five day period between July 17 and July 21, 2006. The first storms took place across a wide… …

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  • 6 Heat engine — Thermodynamics …

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  • 7 Heat pump — A heat pump is a machine or device that moves heat from one location (the source ) to another location (the sink or heat sink ), using work. Most heat pump technology moves heat from a low temperature heat source to a higher temperature heat sink …

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  • 8 Heat wave — A heat wave is a prolonged period of excessively hot weather, which may be accompanied by high humidity. There is no universal definition of a heat wave;cite journal |last=Meehl |first=George A. |coauthors=Tebaldi, Claudia |title=More Intense,… …

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  • 9 heat — n. & v. n. 1 a the condition of being hot. b the sensation or perception of this. c high temperature of the body. 2 Physics a a form of energy arising from the random motion of the molecules of bodies, which may be transferred by conduction,… …

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  • 10 Heat Wave of 1995 Derecho Series — The Heat Wave of 1995 Derecho Series are a series of derechos that occurred from July 11 through July 15, 1995 in the U.S. This weather event is among one of the least known about but still notable weather events that occurred during the 20th… …

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  • 11 heat sink — /ˈhit sɪŋk/ (say heet singk) noun anything which is designed to conduct heat away and allow its harmless dissipation, as a metal plate attached to a transistor which is producing heat, the special layers in the skin of supersonic aircraft, etc …

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  • 12 heat engine — noun a device for producing motive power from heat …

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  • 13 heat-sensitive mutation — a conditional mutation producing a gene functional at low temperatures and nonfunctional at high …

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  • 14 heat ray — noun a ray that produces a thermal effect • Hypernyms: ↑beam, ↑beam of light, ↑light beam, ↑ray, ↑ray of light, ↑shaft, ↑shaft of light, ↑irradiation …

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  • 15 Geothermal heat pump — A geothermal heat pump system is a heating and/or an air conditioning system that uses the Earth s ability to store heat in the ground and water thermal masses. These systems operate based on the stability of underground temperatures: the ground… …

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  • 16 Canned Heat — Infobox musical artist Name = Canned Heat Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Origin = Los Angeles, California, USA Years active = 1965–present Label = Liberty, Ruf Associated acts = URL = [http://cannedheatmusic.com/… …

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  • 17 1995 Chicago heat wave — The 1995 Chicago heat wave was a heat wave which led to approximately 750 heat related deaths in Chicago over a period of five days.[1] Eric Klinenberg, author of the 2002 book Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago, has noted that in …

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  • 18 Air source heat pumps — An air source heat pump is a type of heat pump which use the outside air as a heat source or heat sink to heat or cool an interior space. Air source heat pumps are more efficient than oil, gas, and electric resistance heating in mild climates… …

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  • 19 (Love Is Like A) Heat Wave — Infobox Single Name = (Love Is Like a) Heat Wave B side = A Love Like Yours (Don t Come Knocking Everyday) Artist = Martha and the Vandellas from Album = Heat Wave Format = 7 single Released = July 9, 1963 Recorded = Hitsville USA (Studio A);… …

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  • 20 After the Heat — Infobox Album | Name = After the Heat Type = Album Artist = Eno Moebius Roedelius Released = 1978 Recorded = 1978? Genre = Ambient Length = 40:19 Label = Sky Records Producer = Brian Eno, Dieter Moebius, Hans Joachim Roedelius, Conny Plank… …

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