adiathermancy

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adiathermancy

(ˌædɪəˈθɜːmənsɪ)
n
(General Physics) another name for athermancy
ˌadiaˈthermanous adj

adiathermancy

imperviousness to radiant heat or infrared radiation. Also called athermancy.
See also: Heat
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Relative to the carbon particle itself, the first key passages come at the end of Part I: "Thus far all the laws derived in the preceding sections for diathermanous media hold for a definite frequency, and it is to be kept in mind that a substance may be diathermanous for one color and adiathermanous for another.