Definition of Thermal. Meaning of Thermal. Synonyms of Thermal

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Definition of Thermal

Thermal
Thermal Ther"mal, a. [L. thermae hot springs, fr. Gr. ?, pl. of ? heat, fr. ? hot, warm, ? to warm, make hot; perhaps akin to L. formus warm, and E. forceps.] Of or pertaining to heat; warm; hot; as, the thermal unit; thermal waters. The thermal condition of the earth. --J. D. Forbes. Thermal conductivity, Thermal spectrum. See under Conductivity, and Spectrum. Thermal unit (Physics), a unit chosen for the comparison or calculation of quantities of heat. The unit most commonly employed is the amount of heat necessary to raise the temperature of one gram or one pound of water from zero to one degree Centigrade. See Calorie, and under Unit.

Meaning of Thermal from wikipedia

- A thermal column (or thermal) is a column of rising air in the lower altitudes of Earth's atmosphere, a form of atmospheric updraft. Thermals are created...
- materials of low thermal conductivity than in materials of high thermal conductivity. For instance, metals typically have high thermal conductivity and...
- A thermal relief pad, thermal pad or simply thermal, is a printed circuit board (PCB) pad connected to a copper pour using a thermal connection. It looks...
- Thermal expansion is the tendency of matter to change its shape, area, volume, and density in response to a change in temperature, usually not including...
- Thermal resistance is a heat property and a measurement of a temperature difference by which an object or material resists a heat flow. Thermal resistance...
- Thermal engineering is a specialized sub-discipline of mechanical engineering that deals with the movement of heat energy and transfer. The energy can...
- Thermal velocity or thermal speed is a typical velocity of the thermal motion of particles that make up a gas, liquid, etc. Thus, indirectly, thermal...
- Thermal radiation is electromagnetic radiation generated by the thermal motion of particles in matter. Thermal radiation is generated when heat from the...
- Thermal paste (also called thermal compound, thermal grease, thermal interface material (TIM), thermal gel, heat paste, heat sink compound, heat sink paste...
- The term "thermal energy" is used loosely in various contexts in physics and engineering. It can refer to several different well-defined physical concepts...