[ dahy-uh-thur-mik ]
/ ˌdaɪ əˈθɜr mɪk /
of or relating to diathermy.
capable of conducting heat.
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Words nearby diathermic
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Example sentences from the Web for diathermic
Even ozone, which is nothing but oxygen in a changed or allotropic state, is not diathermic.Curiosities of Heat|Lyman B. Tefft
British Dictionary definitions for diathermic
/ (ˌdaɪəˈθɜːmɪk) /
of or relating to diathermy
able to conduct heat; passing heat freely
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Medical definitions for diathermic
[ dī′ə-thûr′mĭk ]
Relating to or affected by diathermy.
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