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heat unit

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  1. work unit, heat unit, energy unitnoun

    a unit of measurement for work


  1. heat unit

    An X-ray tube is a vacuum tube that converts electrical input power into X-rays. The availability of this controllable source of X-rays created the field of radiography, the imaging of partly opaque objects with penetrating radiation. In contrast to other sources of ionizing radiation, X-rays are only produced as long as the X-ray tube is energized. X-ray tubes are also used in CT scanners, airport luggage scanners, X-ray crystallography, material and structure analysis, and for industrial inspection. Increasing demand for high-performance Computed tomography (CT) scanning and angiography systems has driven development of very high performance medical X-ray tubes.


  1. heat unit

    A heat unit is a unit of measurement used to quantify the amount of heat energy. This can be in the form of calories, joules, British thermal units (BTUs), or other standard units of heat energy in various fields such as physics, engineering, or chemistry. The specific value differs depending on the unit used; for example, one calorie represents the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heat unit in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heat unit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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