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...
- 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 printing (or direct thermal printing) is a digital printing process which produces a printed image by p****ing paper with a thermochromic coating...
- The thermal cycler (also known as a thermocycler, PCR machine or DNA amplifier) is a laboratory apparatus most commonly used to amplify segments of DNA...
- A thermal cutoff is an electrical safety device (either a thermal fuse or thermal switch) that interrupts electric current when heated to a specific temperature...
- are in thermal equilibrium if there is no net flow of thermal energy between them when they are connected by a path permeable to heat. Thermal equilibrium...
- Thermal engineering is a specialized sub-discipline of mechanical engineering that deals with the movement of heat energy and transfer. The energy can...
- Thermal comfort is the condition of mind that expresses satisfaction with the thermal environment and is ****essed by subjective evaluation (ANSI/ASHRAE...
- Thermal insulation is the reduction of heat transfer (i.e., the transfer of thermal energy between objects of differing temperature) between objects in...