heat sink

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heat sink (plural heat sinks)

  1. (thermodynamics) An object, system or environment that absorbs and dissipates heat from objects in thermal contact (either direct or radiant) with it.
  2. (thermodynamics) A place toward which the heat moves in a system.
  3. (thermodynamics) A material capable of absorbing heat.

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  • heat source

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