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Please define latent heat.

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Hi Adarsh,

Here is the definition from Wikipedia:
Latent heat is energy released or absorbed, by a body or a thermodynamic system, during a constant-temperature process. An example is a state of matter change, meaning a phase transition, such as ice melting or water boiling.

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