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Definition 1: (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity equal to the internal energy of a system plus the product of its volume and pressure - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where h or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • enthalpy is the amount of energy in a system capable of doing mechanical work

Synonyms for h in the sense of this definition

(h is a kind of ...) any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions

(h belongs to category ...) the branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy

Definition 2: the 8th letter of the Roman alphabet - [noun denoting communication]

(h is a kind of ...) the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech

"his grandmother taught him his letters"

(... is a member of h) the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe

Definition 3: a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for h in the sense of this definition

(h is a kind of ...) a measure of the property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it

(h is a part of ...) a unit of inductance equal to one billionth of a henry

(h is a part of ...) a unit of inductance equal to one thousandth of a henry

Definition 4: the constant of proportionality relating the energy of a photon to its frequency; approximately 6.626 x 10^-34 joule-second - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for h in the sense of this definition

(h is a kind of ...) the constant value of the ratio of two proportional quantities x and y; usually written y = kx, where k is the factor of proportionality

Definition 5: a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas; the simplest and lightest and most abundant element in the universe - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for h in the sense of this definition

(h is a kind of ...) any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter

(h is a kind of ...) a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

(... is a kind of h ) a radioactive isotope of hydrogen; atoms of tritium have three times the mass of ordinary hydrogen atoms

(... is made of the substance h) binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent

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