adiathermic

adiathermic
adiathermic /ad-i-ə-thûrˈmik/
adjective
Impervious to radiant heat
ORIGIN: Gr a- (privative), dia through, and thermē heat
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adiatherˈmancy noun
Impermeability to radiant heat (also atherˈmancy)
adiatherˈmanous adjective

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  • Adiathermic — Ad i*a*ther mic, a. [Gr. a priv. + ? through + ?heat.] Not pervious to heat. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adiathermic —   a. impervious to heat.    ♦ adiathermancy, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Intranscalent — In trans*ca lent, a. Impervious to heat; adiathermic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adiathermancy — |aˌdīəˈthərmənsē noun ( es) Etymology: a (II) + diathermancy : imperviousness to infrared radiation * * * adiatherˈmancy noun Impermeability to radiant heat (also atherˈmancy) • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • adiathermanous — adiatherˈmanous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑adiathermic …   Useful english dictionary

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