bimetallic strip


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bimetallic strip

n
(General Physics) a strip consisting of two metals of different coefficients of expansion welded together so that it buckles on heating: used in thermostats, etc
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Noun1.bimetallic strip - a strip consisting of two metals that bends with a rise in temperature
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
thermoregulator, thermostat - a regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heat
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Tenders are invited for Bimetallic Strip Aluminium Copper Size 250 X 150 Mm.
Thermal breakers use a bimetallic strip in series with a circuit.
Thermal active valves can be bimetallic which requires a heat source to move the bimetallic strip or disc.
The needle is a bimetallic strip, which is set to move from full to empty as the heat reduces.
YOU mention that the clock's pendulum has six metal rods for compensating different temperatures, this would be called a bimetallic strip pendulum and at auction, depending on the damage, could possibly fetch pounds 200/400.