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therm

noun \ˈthərm\

Definition of THERM

:  a unit for quantity of heat that equals 100,000 British thermal units

Origin of THERM

Greek thermē heat, from thermos hot; akin to Latin formus warm, Sanskrit gharma heat
First Known Use: 1888

Rhymes with THERM

therm

noun \ˈthərm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THERM

:  any of several units of quantity of heat: as a :  1000 kilogram calories b :  100,000 British thermal units

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