Latent-heat Synonyms

The quantity of heat absorbed or released by a substance undergoing a change of state, such as ice changing to liquid water or liquid water changing to ice, at constant temperature and pressure. The latent heat absorbed by air when water vapor condenses is ultimately the source of the power of thunderstorms and hurricanes.
  1. specific-heat
  2. heat of transformation
Heat absorbed or radiated during a change of phase at a constant temperature and pressure
  1. heat of transformation