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thermostat

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noun ther·mo·stat \ˈthər-mə-ˌstat\

Simple Definition of thermostat

  • : a device that automatically adjusts the temperature in a room temperature to a desired level; also : a similar device used for adjusting the temperature of a machine or system

Full Definition of thermostat

  1. :  an automatic device for regulating temperature (as by controlling the supply of gas or electricity to a heating apparatus); also :  a similar device for actuating fire alarms or for controlling automatic sprinklers

ther·mo·stat·ic play \ˌthər-mə-ˈsta-tik\ adjective
ther·mo·stat·i·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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thermostat

transitive verb ther·mo·stat

Definition of thermostat

thermostat·ed \-ˌsta-təd\ also thermostat·tedthermostat·ing also thermostat·ting

  1. :  to provide with or control the temperature of by a thermostat



1924

First Known Use of thermostat

1924


THERMOSTAT Defined for Kids

thermostat

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noun ther·mo·stat \ˈthər-mə-ˌstat\

Definition of thermostat

  1. :  a device that automatically controls temperature




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