what is latent heat?

Asked by  | 1st Aug, 2008, 12:43: PM

Expert Answer:

 
latent heat
 

The quantity of heat absorbed or released when a substance changes its physical state at constant temperature, e.g. from a solid to a liquid at its melting point, or from a liquid to a gas at its boiling point

Answered by  | 1st Aug, 2008, 04:43: PM

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