thermojunction

noun

ther·​mo·​junc·​tion ˌthər-mō-ˈjəŋ(k)-shən How to pronounce thermojunction (audio)
: a junction of two dissimilar conductors used to produce a thermoelectric current

Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of thermojunction was in 1889

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“Thermojunction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thermojunction. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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