enthalpy

English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἐνθάλπω (enthálpō, to warm in).

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Noun

enthalpy (countable and uncountable, plural enthalpies)

1. () In thermodynamics, a measure of the heat content of a chemical or physical system.
${\displaystyle H=U+pV}$, where H is enthalpy, U is internal energy, p is pressure, and V is volume.