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py·ro·stat

 (pī′rə-stăt′)
n.
1. An automatic sensing device that activates an alarm or extinguisher in case of fire.
2. A high-temperature thermostat.
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pyrostat

(ˈpaɪrəʊˌstæt)
n
1. (General Physics) a device that activates an alarm or extinguisher in the event of a fire
2. (General Physics) a thermostat for use at high temperatures
ˌpyroˈstatic adj
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Noun1.pyrostat - a thermostat that operates at very high temperatures
thermoregulator, thermostat - a regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heat
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