What Does Exothermic Mean?

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The word exothermic means the process of releasing energy from a system which is mostly in form of heat. It can also refer to a form of an explosion or flame.
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ex·o·ther·mic
[ek-soh-thur-mik]
ADJECTIVE [CHEMISTRY]
1.
noting or pertaining to a chemical change that is accompanied by a liberation of heat (endothermic).
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Exothermic means that the chemical reaction produces heat as part of that reaction. The heat given off is usually detectable by a change in temperature while the two chemicals are reacting.
The word exothermic means accompanied by the release of heat when speaking of a reaction or process. When speaking of a compound, exothermic means formed from its constituent elements with a release of heat. A synonym for the word exothermic is exothermal.
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