adiathermancy
Impermeability to heat. [G. dia-thermaino, to warm through, fr. a- priv. + dia, through, + therme, heat]

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adi·a·ther·man·cy (a-di″ə-thurґmən-se) [a-1 + dia- + thermansis heating] the condition of being impervious to heat waves.

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  • adiathermancy — adi·a·ther·man·cy …   English syllables

  • adiathermancy — /ˌædiəˈθɜmənsi/ (say .adeeuh thermuhnsee) noun inability to transmit heat. {a 6 + diathermancy} –adiathermanous, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • adiathermancy — |aˌdīəˈthərmənsē noun ( es) Etymology: a (II) + diathermancy : imperviousness to infrared radiation * * * adiatherˈmancy noun Impermeability to radiant heat (also atherˈmancy) • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heat — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Heat >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 heat heat caloric Sgm: N 1 temperature temperature warmth fervor calidity Sgm: N 1 incalescence incalescence incandescence Sgm: N 1 glow glow …   English dictionary for students

  • adiathermic —   a. impervious to heat.    ♦ adiathermancy, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • непроницаемость для теплового потока — — [А.С.Гольдберг. Англо русский энергетический словарь. 2006 г.] Тематики энергетика в целом EN adiathermancy …   Справочник технического переводчика

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