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1. Heat: thermochemistry.
2. Thermoelectric: thermojunction.
thermo-or before a vowel
(General Physics) related to, caused by, or measuring heat: thermodynamics; thermophile.
[from Greek thermos hot, thermē heat]
a combining form meaning “heat,” “hot”: thermoplastic. Also, esp. before a vowel,therm-.
[< Greek, comb. form of thermós]
A prefix that means "heat," as in thermometer.