diathermancy


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diathermancy

(ˌdaɪəˈθɜːmənsɪ) or

diathermacy

n, pl -cies
(General Physics) the property of transmitting infrared radiation
[C19: from French diathermansie, from dia- + Greek thermansis heating, from thermainein to heat, from thermos hot]
ˌdiaˈthermanous adj

diathermancy

the capacity to transmit infrared radiation. — diathermanous, adj.
See also: Radiation