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Definition of "heat-absorbing" [heat-absorbing]

  • (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with absorption of heat (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "heat-absorbing" in a sentence
  • "This conjecture has mistakenly focused on specifically light-absorbing gases, however, ignoring heat-absorbing gases altogether."
  • "Solar panels will act like any heat-absorbing materials (such as pavement and buildings in cities): they will increase local temperatures."
  • "The other is the effect of soot from the millions of wood and coal-burning stoves in India and China and the combustion of diesel fuel and coal, which is turning the surface of the Himalayan glaciers into heat-absorbing, rather than heat-reflecting, landforms, only further accelerating the warming process."
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