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thermal

ther·mal

thermal

 
pronunciation:
thur ml
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, generating, utilizing, or resulting from heat.
definition 2: designed to conserve heat, esp. of the body.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a warm upward-moving current of air, often occurring over plowed farmland.
His glider rode the thermals.
derivation: thermally (adv.)
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