ther·mo·dy·nam·ics | \ˌthər-mō-dī-ˈna-miks, -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, -də- \ noun

First Known Use of thermodynamics

1854, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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thermodynamics

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English Language Learners Definition of thermodynamics

: a science that deals with the action of heat and related forms of energy

ther·mo·dy·nam·ics | \-iks \

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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