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fusion

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. the joining together of two structures. For example, the surgical fusion of two or more vertebrae is performed to stabilize an unstable spine. Fusion of the epiphyses during...

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fusion

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 11 words.

1. See latent heat of fusion.

2. See nuclear fusion.

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fusion

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 9 words.

1. See latent heat.

2. See nuclear fusion.

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nuclear fusion

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 48 words.

A nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei of low atomic number fuse to form a heavier nucleus with the release of large amounts of energy. Current research is aimed at realizing sustained...

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nuclear fusion

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 48 words.

A nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei of low atomic number fuse to form a heavier nucleus with the release of large amounts of energy. Current research is aimed at realizing sustained...

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thermonuclear fusion

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 4 words.

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fusion welding

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 4 words.

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thermonuclear fusion

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 4 words.

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fusion welding

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 4 words.

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heat of transformation

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 50 words.

The heat associated with a phase change, including condensation, crystallization, evaporation (vaporization), melting (fusion), solidification, and sublimation, is generally termed ...

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phase-change material

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 34 words.

A substance with a high latent heat of fusion that can store and release large amounts of thermal energy when it changes from solid to liquid and vice versa....

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phase-change material

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 34 words.

A substance with a high latent heat of fusion that can store and release large amounts of thermal energy when it changes from solid to liquid and vice versa....

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