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athermanous

/ (æˈθɜːmənəs) /
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adjective
capable of stopping radiant heat or infrared radiation
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How to use athermanous in a sentence

  • It has been shown that rock-salt is extremely opaque or athermanous to the radiations from a piece of heated rock-salt.

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