heat sink

Noun1.heat sink - a metal conductor specially designed to conduct (and radiate) heat
(hardware)heat sink - /heet sink/ (from "sink", electronics jargon for something which takes in current) A piece of thermally conductive metal attached to a semiconductor or other electronic device and designed to prevent it from overheating by conducting heat away from it and radiating it to the environment. Heat sinks often have fins to increase their surface area. They occasionally have fans attached. Heat sink compound can be smeared between the device and the heat sink to improve thermal conduction.
conductor, sink
heat of dissociation
heat of formation
heat of fusion
heat of solidification
heat of solution
heat of sublimation
heat of transformation
heat of vaporisation
heat of vaporization
Heat producers
heat prostration
heat pump
heat rash
heat ray
Heat rays
heat shield
-- heat sink --
heat slug
heat unit
heat up
heat wave
Heat weight
heat-seeking missile
heated up
heath aster
Heath cock
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