Meaning of therm


Pronunciation: (thûrm), [key]
— n. Physics.
  1. any of several units of heat, as one equivalent to 1000 large calories or 100,000 British thermal units.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. var. ofbefore a vowel: thermesthesia.


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  1. var. ofas final element in compound words: isotherm.


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  1. thermometer.
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