A measure of how hot (or cold) something is ; specifically a measure of the average KE of the particles in an object.
Temperature
An increase in the size of a substance in a response to an increase in the temperature of a substance.
Thermal Expansion
A temperature at which molecular energy is at a minimum (0 K on kelvin scales or -273.16 degrees Celsius on the Celsius scale.
ABSOLUTEZERO
The energy transferred between objects that are at different temperatures.
HEAT
The KE of a substances atoms.
THERMALENERGY
A material through which energy can be transferred as heat.
THERMALCONDUCTOR.
A material that reduces or prevents the transfer of heat.
THERMALINSULATOR
The transfer of energy as heat through a material.
THERMALCONDUCTION
The transfer of thermal energy by the circulation or movement of a liquid or a gas.
CONVECTION
The transfer of energy as electromagnetic waves.
RADIATION
The quantity of heat required to raise a unit mass or homogeneous material 1 K or 10 degrees Celsius in a specified way given constant pressure and volume.
SPECIFICHEAT
A temperature increase in a body of water that is caused by human activity and has a harmful effect on water quantity and on the ability of that body of water to support life.
THERMALPOLLUTION