ther·​mo·​dy·​nam·​ics | \ ˌthər-mō-dī-ˈna-miks How to pronounce thermodynamics (audio) , -də-\

Definition of thermodynamics

1 : physics that deals with the mechanical action or relations of heat
2 : thermodynamic processes and phenomena

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thermodynamicist \ ˌthər-​mō-​dī-​ˈna-​mə-​sist How to pronounce thermodynamicist (audio) , -​də-​ \ noun

First Known Use of thermodynamics

1854, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of thermodynamics was in 1854

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thermodynamics

noun

English Language Learners Definition of thermodynamics

technical : a science that deals with the action of heat and related forms of energy
ther·​mo·​dy·​nam·​ics | \ -iks How to pronounce thermodynamics (audio) \

Medical Definition of thermodynamics

1 : physics that deals with the mechanical action or relations of heat
2 : thermodynamic processes and phenomena

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