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Definition:
The measure of the heat of an object, namely of the average kinetic energy of
the randomly moving particles in an object.
Reference: the Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Sun, The Cambridge University
Press,
Cambridge, CB2, 2RU, UK, 2110.
Reference:
Jursa, A.S., ed. 1985. Handbook of Geophysics and the Space Enviornment, Air
Force Geophysics Laboratory, USAF. (Available from NTIS, Springfield, VA).
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