Definitions for "Latent heat of fusion"
Keywords:  melt, fusion, solid, freeze, heat
The latent heat of fusion is the heat absorbed by a crystalline solid on melting; the heat is absorbed at constant temperature (the melting temperature)..
the quantity of heat energy released when 1 kg of a substance changes from solid to liquid without changing temperature.
The amount of heat (energy) required to change a substance from its solid state to its liquid state at its melting point.