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thermal radiation Tweet Definition of thermal radiation Like Definition of thermal radiation on Facebook
noun 
  1. The electromagnetic radiation emitted from a body as a consequence of its temperature; increasing the temperature of the body increases the amount of radiation produced, and shifts it to shorter wavelengths (higher frequencies) in a manner explained only by quantum mechanics.
     
thermodynamic Tweet Definition of thermodynamic Like Definition of thermodynamic on Facebook
adjective 
  1. of, or relating to the conversion of heat into other forms of energy
  2. (physics) of, or relating to thermodynamics
     
thermodynamics Tweet Definition of thermodynamics Like Definition of thermodynamics on Facebook
noun 
  1. (physics) The science of the conversions between heat and other forms of energy.
     
thermostat Tweet Definition of thermostat Like Definition of thermostat on Facebook
noun 
  1. a device that automatically responds to changes in temperature by activating a heating or cooling system to maintain the temperature at a desired setting
     

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