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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

- thermal column (or thermal) is a rising m**** of buoyant air, a convective current in the atmosphere, that transfers heat energy vertically. Thermals are...
- 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 pollution, sometimes called "thermal enrichment", is the degradation of water quality by any process that changes ambient water temperature. Thermal...
- Thermal insulation is the reduction of heat transfer (i.e., the transfer of thermal energy between objects of differing temperature) between objects in...
- The term "thermal energy" is used loosely in various contexts in physics and engineering. It can refer to several different well-defined physical concepts...
- 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 blooming, also known as thermal lensing, is an atmospheric effect, seen in high energy laser beams; It is the result of the nonlinear interaction...
- Thermal comfort is the condition of mind that expresses satisfaction with the thermal environment and is ****essed by subjective evaluation (ANSI/ASHRAE...