thermodynamics: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (thûr"mō-dī-nam'iks), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. v.)
- the science concerned with the relations between heat and mechanical energy or work, and the conversion of one into the other: modern thermodynamics deals with the properties of systems for the description of which temperature is a necessary coordinate.
- thermodynamics (Thesaurus)