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thermostat

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noun ther·mo·stat \ˈthər-mə-ˌstat\

Medical Definition of thermostat

  1. 1:  an automatic device for regulating temperature (as by controlling the supply of gas or electricity to a heating apparatus)

  2. 2:  a piece of apparatus (as a constant-temperature chamber) regulated by a thermostat

  3. ther·mo·stat·ic \ˌthər-mə-ˈstat-ik\play adjective
    ther·mo·stat·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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thermostat

transitive verb ther·mo·stat

Medical Definition of thermostat

thermostat·ed \-ˌstat-əd\play or thermostat·tedthermostat·ing or thermostat·ting

  1. :  to provide with or control the temperature of by a thermostat <a thermostated centrifuge>





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