What Does Endothermic Mean?


In chemistry, an endothermic reaction is a chemical reaction that takes in energy or absorbs heat during the formation of a compound. The opposite reaction that releases heat (energy) is called an exothermic reaction. Both of these reactions are considered in the field of thermodynamics which studies the behaviour of energy flow in natural systems.
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Chemistry noting or pertaining to a chemical change that is accompanied by an absorption of heat (exothermic).
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Endothermic means something that absorbs energy in the form of heat. An endothermic reaction would be a reaction that absorbs energy and does not release heat.
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