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ther·mo·stat

 (thûr′mə-stăt′)
n.
A device, as in a home heating system, a refrigerator, or an air conditioner, that automatically responds to temperature changes and activates switches controlling the equipment.

ther′mo·stat′ic adj.
ther′mo·stat′i·cal·ly adv.
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thermostat

(ˈθɜːməˌstæt)
n
1. (General Physics) a device that maintains a system at a constant temperature. It often consists of a bimetallic strip that bends as it expands and contracts with temperature, thus breaking and making contact with an electrical power supply
2. a similar device that actuates equipment, such as a sprinkler, when a certain temperature is reached
ˌthermoˈstatic adj
ˌthermoˈstatically adv
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ther•mo•stat

(ˈθɜr məˌstæt)

n., v. -stat•ted -stat•ed, -stat•ting -stat•ing. n.
1. a device that functions to establish and maintain a desired temperature automatically or signals a change in temperature for manual adjustment.
2. a similar device that activates or controls an apparatus, as a fire alarm, based on the temperature of the environment.
v.t.
3. to equip or control with a thermostat.
[1825–35]
ther`mo•stat′ic, adj.
ther`mo•stat′i•cal•ly, adv.
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ther·mo·stat

(thûr′mə-stăt′)
A device that automatically controls heating or cooling equipment in such a way as to keep the temperature nearly constant.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thermostat - a regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heatthermostat - a regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heat
bimetallic strip - a strip consisting of two metals that bends with a rise in temperature
cooling system, engine cooling system - equipment in a motor vehicle that cools the engine
cryostat - a thermostat that operates at very low temperatures
brooder, incubator - apparatus consisting of a box designed to maintain a constant temperature by the use of a thermostat; used for chicks or premature infants
pyrostat - a thermostat that operates at very high temperatures
regulator - any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
Verb1.thermostat - control the temperature with a thermostat
curb, hold in, control, moderate, contain, check, hold - lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
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Translations
جِهَازٌ لِتَنْظِيمِ الـحَرَارَةمُثَبِّت أوتوماتيكي لِدَرَجَة الحَرارَه
termostat
termostat
termostaatti
termostat
termosztát
hitastillir
サーモスタット
자동 온도 조절기
termostatastermostatinistermostatiškai
termostats
termostat
termostat
termostat
เครื่องตัดกระแสไฟฟ้า
thiết bị ổn nhiệt

thermostat

[ˈθɜːməstæt] Ntermostato m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

thermostat

[ˈθɜːrməstæt] nthermostat m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

thermostat

nThermostat m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

thermostat

[ˈθɜːməˌstæt] ntermostato
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

thermostat

(ˈθəːməstӕt) noun
an apparatus which automatically controls the temperature of a room, of water in a boiler etc by switching a heater or heating system on or off.
ˌthermoˈstatic adjective
using a thermostat. thermostatic control.
ˌthermoˈstatically adverb
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

thermostat

جِهَازٌ لِتَنْظِيمِ الـحَرَارَة termostat termostat Thermostat θερμοστάτης termostato termostaatti thermostat termostat termostato サーモスタット 자동 온도 조절기 thermostaat termostat termostat termostato, termóstato термостат termostat เครื่องตัดกระแสไฟฟ้า termostat thiết bị ổn nhiệt 温控器
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

ther·mo·stat

n. termostato, instrumento regulador de temperaturas.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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