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thermometer
an instrument used to measure temperature
thermal
relating to heat
thermos
a container that is used to keep things warm
thermostat
a device used to control the temperature
thermodynamic
using or producing heat
thermogram
A picture that shows areas of different temperatures in different colors.
thermoelectric
of or having to do with the relationship between heat and electricity
thermoregulate
control body temperature
thermonuclear
nuclear reaction requiring high heat
thermoplastics
Plastics which can be repeatedly melted, reshaped, and hardened by cooling.
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therm-

  1. variant of thermo- before a vowel: thermesthesia.
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therm- in Medicine

therm-

pref.
  1. Variant ofthermo-
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

therm- in Science

thermo-

therm-
  1. A prefix that means “heat,” as in thermometer.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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  1. theriatrics
  2. theridiid
  3. theriogenology
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therm-

  1. variant of thermo- before a vowel: thermesthesia.
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Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

therm- in Medicine

therm-

pref.
  1. Variant ofthermo-
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

therm- in Science

thermo-

therm-
  1. A prefix that means “heat,” as in thermometer.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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Nearby words for therm-


  1. theriatrics
  2. theridiid
  3. theriogenology
  4. theriomorphic
  5. therm
  6. therm-
  7. therm.
  8. therma
  9. thermacogenesis
  10. thermae
  11. thermaesthesia