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thermostat

ther·mo·stat

thermostat

 
pronunciation:
thur m staet
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: an automatic device that regulates temperature, as in a room or on an electrical heating or cooling appliance, by activating controls in response to temperature changes.
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derivations: thermostatic (adj.), thermostatically (adv.)
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