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Thermostat a device that automatically regulates temperature, or that activates a device when the temperature reaches a certain point.
Exothermicof a reaction or process) accompanied by the release of heat.
Thermosa container that keeps a drink or other fluid hot or cold by means of a double wall enclosing a vacuum.
Thermographan instrument that produces a trace or image representing a record of the varying temperature or infrared radiation over an area or during a period of time.
Thermophilea bacterium or other microorganism that grows best at higher than normal temperatures.
Therma unit of heat equivalent to 100,000 Btu or 1.055 × 108 joules.
Thermodynamicthe 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.
Endothermic of a reaction or process) accompanied by or requiring the absorption of heat.
Thermalrelating to heat.
Thermometer an instrument for measuring and indicating temperature, typically one consisting of a narrow, hermetically sealed glass tube marked with graduations and having at one end a bulb containing mercury or alcohol that expands and contracts in the tube with heating and cooling.
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