calefaction


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Noun1.calefaction - the property of being warming
high temperature, hotness, heat - the presence of heat
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com)-- San Diego rock alternative band The Plastic Revolution announced today that they will be kicking off their summer tour at Soda Bar in San Diego, California April 12th with indie rock bands The Material and Calefaction.
Experiments have shown that applying an ultrasonic field on fluid cooling increases the cooling capacity of the physico-chemical mediums, while eliminating one of the most dangerous stages of cooling, namely calefaction.
They have been used for preventive treatment of arterial and venous thromboembolism, as well as primary prevention of myocardial infarction in the high-risk population, and "systemic embolism in patients with rheumatic mitral-valve disease, mitral valve prolapse, mitral annular calefaction, non rheumatic mitral regurgitation or mobile aortic atheromas or aortic plaques" (Schulman, 2003, p.