Definitions for **"British thermal unit"**

british thermal units the standard measurement unit of heat in residential construction. One BTU is equal to the amount of energy require to raise one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit.

the quantity of heat necessary to raise the temperature of 1 pound of water by 1 oF; 1 Btu = 252 cal/g.

The quantity of heat required to raise one pound of water (about one pint) one degree Fahrenheit at or near its point of maximum density. A common unit of measure for natural gas use and heat output.

The mean British Thermal Unit is 1/180 of the heat required to raise the temperature of 1 lb of water from 32 °F to 212 °F at a constant atmospheric pressure. A Btu is essentially 252 calories.

The amount of heat energy required to raise the temperature of one pound of water from 60 degrees F to 61 degrees F at one atmosphere pressure.

That amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound (2.2 kg) of water by 1o F (0.56oC.).

The Btu is defined as the heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water from one degree F.

the quantity of heat necessary to raise the temperature of a pound (0.45Kg) of water by one degree Fahrenheit (0.56 degrees Celcius). It is approximately 1.055 kilojoules.

The quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of one lb. Of water at 1°F at or near its point of maximum density; a unit of heat measurement.

a unit of energy frequently used in engineering, equivalent to 252 calories or 1.054 kJ.

A BTU is the amount of energy required to increase the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit. This is equivalent to @ J. For some reason, the ability of air conditioners to extract energy from air is always expressed in BTUs.

The quantity of heat needed to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree F at or near 39.2 F.

The heat energy necessary to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit, a joule.

The amount of energy required to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at or near 39.2ºF.

a unit of heat used to describe the capacity of boilers and furnaces. One BTU equals the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Farenheit at sea level

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water from 62º to 63º Fahrenheit.

A standard unit for measuring thermal energy or heat commonly used as a gauge for the energy content of natural gas and other fuels.

A unit of heat equal to 252 calories (definition below).

Method of measuring heat; the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit; the standard measurement to determine the power of an air-conditioning unit.

Measure of the amount of heat required to raise 1 pound of water 1 degree Fahrenheit. Amount of latent heat available to be released when a substance undergoes combustion.

The quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of a pound of water 1 degree from 59 degrees to 60 degrees. BTUH stands for British Thermal Unit Per Hour- this establishes a time reference to BTU input or output rates.

The amount (quanity) of heat required to raise the temperature of 1lb of water 1'F.

a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure; equivalent to 251.997 calories

a unit of measure for the heating value of a fuel

A common unit used in measuring energy, equal to the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 pound of water by 1F°.

(BTU) - the quantity of heat necessary to raise the temperature of a pound (0.45Kg) of water by one degree Fahrenheit (0.56 degrees Celsius).

A basic measure of the amount of heat that will raise one pound of water one degree F. An ordinary wooden match produces approximately one BTU of heat.

The amount of heat needed to raise 1 pound of water 1 degree F (equal to 252 calories). Symbol, Btu.

The quantity of heat needed to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit. An Mcf of natural gas approximates one million Btu.

A measure of the heating value of gas

Amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 pound of water by 1 degree Fahrenheit. Itâ€™s about as much heat as a kitchen match produces.

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound (one pint) of water one degree Fahrenheit. One (1) watt-hour equals 3.314 BTUs.

A measure of the heating value of a fuel.

The amount of heat energy necessary to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit (3,412 BTUs are equal to one kilowatt-hour).

A Btu is the amount of heat required to change the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit.

a unit for measuring heat quantity equal approximately to the amount of heat produced by the burning of an ordinary wooden kitchen match. More specifically, it is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit

A unit of heat defined generally as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit.

Amount of heat required to raise 1 pound of water 1 degree Fahrenheit (from 59.50 to 60.50 F), measured at standard atmospheric pressure.

The amount of heat required to increase the temperature of a pound of water 1o Fahrenheit. A Btu is used as a common measure of heating value for different fuels. Prices of different fuels and their units of measure (dollars per barrel of crude, dollars per ton of coal, cents per gallon of gasoline, cents per thousand cubic feet of natural gas) can be easily compared when expressed as dollars and cents per million BTUs.

standard unit of heat measurement, equal to raising one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at sea level pressure.

A measurement of heat that is the quantity required to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit. RV air-conditioners and furnaces are BTU-rated.

The heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit at or near 39.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

The standard unit for measuring quantity of heat energy. It is the amount of heat energy necessary to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit.

A unit used to measure quantity of heat, defined as the quantity of energy necessary to raise the temperature of 1 lb. of water 1° Fahrenheit.

The quantity of heat needed to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit. Air conditioners and furnaces are rated in Btus.

Unit of heat energy equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit at sea level.

(BTU) A standard unit for measuring the quantity of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 pound of water by 1 degree Fahrenheit at or near 39.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit; equal to 252 calories.

(Btu) A unit of heat energy equal to the heat needed to raise the temperature of one pound of water from 60°F to 61°F at one atmosphere pressure.

(Btu) - One British thermal unit, or Btu, is roughly equivalent to burning one kitchen match. The standard of measurement used for measuring the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree (Fahrenheit). That may not sound like much, but a typical home consumes about 100 million Btus per year. Approximately one-half for the total is used for space heating.

a unit of energy; 1055 Joules is equal to 1 BTU.

A standard unit of energy equal to the heat required to increase the temperature of I lb (0.45 kg) of water I*F (0.56'C).

see BTU.

BTU. The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit under set conditions of temperature and pressure. ( 081)

Used for measuring a quantity of heat. One BTU is the quantity of heat necessary to raise the temperature of 1 pound of water 1Â°F.

The quantity of heat required to raise one pound of water from 59°F to 60°F.

The amount of heat required to produce a temperature change of one degree Fahrenheit in one pound of water.

The heat required to raise the temperature of 1lb of water by 100F at or near 39.20F

A unit of heat or cooling. That required to change the temperature of a pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit.

The quantity of heat to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit. A common unit of measurement for gas prices (See "Therm")

The amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit. Compare with calorie.

The mean British Thermal Unit (BTU) is 1/180 of the heat required to raise the temperature of one pound (1 lb.) of water from 32ºF to 212ºF at a constant atmospheric pressure. It is about equal to the quantity of heat required to raise one pound (1 lb.) of water 1ºF.

The quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at atmospheric pressure.

The amount of heat needed to incur a temperature change of one degree Fahrenheit in one pound of water.

The amount of energy required to heat a pound of water 1 degree Fahrenheit. The Btu is the unit commonly used in calculating energy requirements. (It can apply to any energy use, not just heating water; for example, air conditioners are often rated by their Btu capacity.)

A common unit used to measure the quantity of natural Gas. It is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at or near sea level. 1,025 Btus is approximately 1 Cubic Foot.

A measure of heat value. An Mcf of natural gas is roughly equal to one million Btu.

A measurement of heat produced in one hour.

Quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit. BTUs are often used to measure heating/cooling (e.g., you might need a 40,000-BTU heater).

A measure of the quantity of heat. One BTU is the energy required to raise the temperature of one pound (about 0.45 litres) of water by one degree Fahrenheit. Abbreviation: BTU.

(abbrev. Btu) 1. A unit of energy equal to 1,055 joules or 252 calories. 2. The amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit. 3. The approximate amount of potential energy in one match tip.

BTU: A measure of heat energy. One BTU is the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit.

The quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of fresh water one degree F. Used to gauge the heating capacity of all heating appliances.

The quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water 1 deg. F., equal to 252 calories or the heat given off by a match.

The mean British thermal unit is 1/180 of the heat required to raise the temperature of 1 lb of water from 32oF to 212oF at a constant atmospheric pressure. It is approximately equal to the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 lb of water by 1oF. A Btu is equivalent to 252 calories; 3,413 Btu is equivalent to 1 kilowatt-hour.

the heat energy required to raise the temperature of 1 pound of water 1 degree Fahrenheit.

The standard unit for measuring a quantity of thermal energy. One Btu equals the amount of thermal energy required to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit and is exactly defined as equal to 1,055.05585262 joule, rounded to 1,055.056 joule, for most applications. (A joule is equal to one watt-second.)

The quantity of heat necessary to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit from 58.5 to 59.5 degrees Fahrenheit under standard pressure of 30 inches of mercury at or near its point of maximum density. One Btu equals 252 calories, (gram), 778 foot-pounds, 1,055 joules or 0.293 watt hours.

A standard unit for measuring heat energy. One Btu represents the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit (at sea level).

The standard measure of heat energy. It takes one Btu to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit. For example, it takes about 2,000 Btus to make a pot of coffee. One Btu is equivalent to 252 calories, 778 foot-pounds, 1055 joules, and 0.293 watt-hours.

The amount of thermal energy required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at or near freezing.

A standard measurement of the heat energy required to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit.

A standard unit of measurement used to denote both the amount of heat energy in fuels and the ability of appliances and air conditioning systems to produce heating or cooling. A BTU is the amount of heat required to increase the temperature of a pint of water (which weighs exactly 16 ounces) by one degree Fahrenheit.

The amount of heat necessary to raise one pound of water, one degree Fahrenheit in temperature from 63 degrees F to 64 degrees F.

A unit of thermal energy used in reference to heating or cooling. The amount of energy required to raise the temperature of a pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit.

The amount (quantity) of heat required to raise the temperature of l lb. of water 1°F.

The amount of heat energy necessary to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit. The standard unit for measuring quantity of heat energy.

The British thermal unit (BTU or Btu) is a unit of energy used in North America. It is also still occasionally encountered in the United Kingdom, in the context of older heating and cooling systems. In most other areas, it has been replaced by the SI unit of energy, the joule (J).

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indication of the volume of gas a grill can burn.

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