Heat sink

Heat sink,

Definition of Heat sink:

  1. A device or substance for absorbing excessive or unwanted heat.

  2. Substance that absorbs heat and takes it away from a component or machine. Heat sinks, such as the water circulating in an auto engine and radiator, are passive devices that do not consume power in doing the work. See also heat exchanger.

How to use Heat sink in a sentence?

  1. Either way, the gauze, acting as a heat sink, removes the thermal energy from the system so that the temperature above or below it is not sufficient to ignite the gas.

Meaning of Heat sink & Heat sink Definition