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Thermalizing

ˈθəːm(ə)lʌɪz

Meanings of Thermalizing:

verb

Attain or cause to attain thermal equilibrium with the environment.

Usage examples:

Epithermal neutrons are thermalized at depths where tumours tend to grow

Thermally

ˈθɜː.məl.i

Meanings of Thermally:

adverb

In a way that is connected with heat

Usage examples:

Their house is light and bright and thermally efficient., fan speeds are all thermally controlled s…

Thermals

ˈθəːm(ə)l

Meanings of Thermals:

noun

An upward current of warm air, used by gliders, balloonists, and birds to gain height.

Usage examples:

By using thermals, gliders can stay aloft for hours without using power.
adjective

Relating to heat.

Usage examples:

Thermal conductivity

Thermidor

ˌlɒb.stə ˈθɜː.mɪ.dɔːr

Meanings of Thermidor:

noun

The eleventh month of the french republican calendar (1793–1805), originally running from 19 july to 17 august.

Usage examples:

On the ‘ninth and tenth thermidor of the sixth year of the first french republic’ - 27-28 july, 179…

Meanings of Thermion:

noun

An ion or electron emitted by a substance at high temperature.

Usage examples:

Alloyed thorium enhances the emission of thermions by lowering the work function barriers.

Thermionic

θəːmɪˈɒnɪk

Meanings of Thermionic:

adjective

Relating to electrons emitted from a substance at very high temperature.

Usage examples:

The thorium dispersion enhances thermionic electron emission, which in turn improves the starting c…

Thermionics

θəːmɪˈɒnɪks

Meanings of Thermionics:

plural noun

The branch of science and technology concerned with thermionic emission.

Usage examples:

Efficient, direct energy conversion devices powered by solid state thermionics have the potential t…

Thermions

ˈθəːmɪɒn

Meanings of Thermions:

noun

An ion or electron emitted by a substance at high temperature.

Usage examples:

Alloyed thorium enhances the emission of thermions by lowering the work function barriers.

Thermistor

θɜːˈmɪs.tər

Meanings of Thermistor:

noun

An electrical resistor whose resistance is greatly reduced by heating, used for measurement and control.

Usage examples:

In a temperature-compensated crystal oscillator, a thermistor generates a correction voltage to kee…

Meanings of Thermistors:

noun

An electrical resistor whose resistance is greatly reduced by heating, used for measurement and control.

Usage examples:

In a temperature-compensated crystal oscillator, a thermistor generates a correction voltage to kee…

Meanings of Thermit:

noun

A mixture of finely powdered aluminium and iron oxide that produces a very high temperature on combustion, used in welding and for incendiary bombs.

Usage examples:

A thermite grenade

Thermite

ˈθəːmʌɪt

Meanings of Thermite:

noun

A mixture of finely powdered aluminium and iron oxide that produces a very high temperature on combustion, used in welding and for incendiary bombs.

Usage examples:

A thermite grenade

Meanings of Thermits:

noun

A mixture of finely powdered aluminium and iron oxide that produces a very high temperature on combustion, used in welding and for incendiary bombs.

Usage examples:

A thermite grenade

Meanings of Thermo:

Relating to heat.

Usage examples:

Thermodynamics
prefix

Connected with heat or temperature

Usage examples:

A thermonuclear device

Meanings of Thermochemical:

adjective

Relating to or involving chemical reactions during which quantities of heat are evolved or absorbed.

Usage examples:

Biofuels produced by thermochemical processes

Meanings of Thermochemistry:

noun

The branch of chemistry concerned with the quantities of heat evolved or absorbed during chemical reactions.

Usage examples:

This facilitated the steady advances being made in the field of thermodynamics and in thermochemist…

Meanings of Thermochromism:

adjective

(of a substance) undergoing a reversible change of colour when heated or cooled.

Usage examples:

Others used materials with thermochromic pigments that change colour at different temperatures.

Meanings of Thermocline:

noun

An abrupt temperature gradient in a body of water such as a lake, marked by a layer above and below which the water is at different temperatures.

Usage examples:

This prevents mixing between the surface waters and those beneath the thermocline

Thermocouple

ˈθəːməʊkʌp(ə)l

Meanings of Thermocouple:

noun

A thermoelectric device for measuring temperature, consisting of two wires of different metals connected at two points, a voltage being developed between the two junctions in proportion to the temperature difference.

Usage examples:

This effect is used in thermocouples, which measure temperature based upon change in electric flow.

Meanings of Thermodynamic:

adjective

Relating to thermodynamics (= the area of physics connected with the action of heat and other types of energy)

Usage examples:

This calculator provides a convenient means of obtaining the thermodynamic properties of water and …

Thermodynamics

ˌθɜː.məʊ.daɪˈnæm.ɪks

Meanings of Thermodynamics:

plural noun

The branch of physical science that deals with the relations between heat and other forms of energy (such as mechanical, electrical, or chemical energy), and, by extension, of the relationships between all forms of energy.

Usage examples:

He spends much of his book providing us with a brief history of energy and discussions about energy…
noun

The part of physics that deals with the relationship between heat and other types of energy

Meanings of Thermoelastic:

adjective

Relating to elasticity in connection with heat.

Usage examples:

In many engineering problems, thermo-elastic effects due to a temperature distribution in the struc…

Thermoelectric

ˌθɜː.məʊ.iˈlek.trɪk

Meanings of Thermoelectric:

adjective

Producing electricity by a difference of temperatures.

Usage examples:

The new design is an improvement over current thermoelectric devices used for the generation of ele…

Meanings of Thermoelectrical:

adjective

Relating to or involving electricity that is produced by applying heat to something, often two different metals that absorb the heat differently

Usage examples:

The car has a thermoelectric generator, which converts heat to electricity, fitted in the exhaust s…

Meanings of Thermoelectricity:

noun

Electricity that is produced by applying heat to something, often two different metals that absorb the heat differently

Usage examples:

Physicists at the university figured out how to boost the potential of thermoelectricity by using m…

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