HyperDic: thermostat

English > 2 senses of the word thermostat:
NOUNartifactthermostat, thermoregulatora regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heat / heat
VERBsocialthermostatcontrol the temperature with a thermostat
thermostat > pronunciation
Soundsther'mahstae.t
Rhymesacrobat ... ziggurat: 63 rhymes with aet...
English > thermostat: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heat / heat.
Synonymthermoregulator
Part ofcooling system, engine cooling systemequipment in a motor vehicle that cools the engine
incubator, brooderapparatus consisting of a box designed to maintain a constant temperature by the use of a thermostat
Partsbimetallic stripA strip consisting of two metals that bends with a rise in temperature
NarrowercryostatA thermostat that operates at very low temperatures
pyrostatA thermostat that operates at very high temperatures
BroaderregulatorAny of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
Spanishtermorregulador, termostato
Catalantermoregulador, termòstat
Adjectivesthermostaticof or relating to a thermostat
Verbsthermostatcontrol the temperature with a thermostat
English > thermostat: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningControl the temperature with a thermostat.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadercontrol, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderatelessen the intensity of
Nounsthermostata regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heat / heat

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