The specific heat at constant volume is

A. The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of unit mass of gas through one degree, at constant pressure

B. The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of unit mass of gas through one degree, at constant volume

C. The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 kg of water through one degree

D. Any one of the above

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