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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exothermic  \Ex`o*ther"mic\,  a.  [Pref.  exo-  +  thermic.]  (Chem.) 
  Characterized  by  or  formed  with  evolution  of  heat;  as  an 
  exothermic  reaction;  --  opposed  to  {endothermic}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exothermic 
  adj  :  (of  a  chemical  reaction  or  compound)  occurring  or  formed 
  with  evolution  of  heat  [syn:  {exothermal},  {heat-releasing}] 
  [ant:  {endothermic}] 




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