thermostable

play
adjective ther·mo·sta·ble \ˌthər-mō-ˈstā-bəl\

Definition of thermostable

  1. :  stable when heated; specifically :  retaining characteristic properties on being moderately heated a thermostable bacterial enzyme

thermostability

play \-stə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

First Known Use of thermostable

1904


Medical Dictionary

thermostable

play
adjective ther·mo·sta·ble \ˌthər-mō-ˈstā-bəl\

Medical Definition of thermostable

  1. :  stable when heated; specifically :  retaining characteristic properties on being moderately heated a thermostable bacterial protease

thermostability

\-stə-ˈbil-ət-ē\play noun plural

thermostabilities


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up thermostable? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

set in a bent position

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Emoji Quiz

  • emoji-the-quiz
  • What phase of the moon is this: 🌖 ?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!