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Thermostat   /θˈərməstˌæt/   Listen
Thermostat

verb
1.
Control the temperature with a thermostat.



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"Thermostat" Quotes from Famous Books



... preferred. May be hot air, steam, hot water, or vapor. Insulate heater and pipes. Large furnace water pan, or radiator waterpans, desirable. Select heating system, using fuel most economical for your locality. Thermostat heat regulator installed in living room is desirable. Write placards describing why you selected this heating plant; why it is so well insulated; why large water pan or radiator ...
— Better Homes in America • Mrs W.B. Meloney

... those domes the glass blowers make to put over their glass ships and flowers. The bottom here is wood. The eggs are placed on it in even rows. Here is a hole in the bottom through which the electric lamp is put. A thermostat will regulate the temperature to a fraction of any degree. And—that is all there is to it except to try it on the eggs to see if ...
— The High Calling • Charles M. Sheldon

... becoming more successful in this matter. To assist the housewife in this matter, as well as to help in the saving of much loss in fuel and in underdone or overdone food, many stoves are equipped with an oven thermometer, an indicator, or a thermostat. The thermometer is more likely to be reliable than the indicator, as it has a column of mercury like that of any other thermometer and is graduated; also, a certain kind may be secured that can be used with any sort of oven. The indicator ...
— Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1 - Volume 1: Essentials of Cookery; Cereals; Bread; Hot Breads • Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences



Words linked to "Thermostat" :   control, contain, regulator, moderate, pyrostat, cooling system, engine cooling system, hold, thermostatic, bimetallic strip, hold in, check, cryostat, brooder, incubator, thermoregulator, curb



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