thermalize

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verb ther·mal·ize \ˈthər-mə-ˌlīz\

Definition of thermalize

thermalized

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thermalizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to change the effective speed of (a particle) to a thermal value <thermalize a neutron>

thermalization

play \ˌthər-mə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

1948

First Known Use of thermalize

1948

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