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British thermal units (Btu) The term 'British thermal units (Btu)' as it applies to the area of reclamation can be defined as ' Quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of one avoirdupois pound of water 1 degree F at or near 39.2 degrees F. A standard unit for measuring the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 pound of water by 1 degree Fahrenheit'.
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