diathermic

[dahy-uh-thur-mik]

Origin of diathermic

1830–40; < French diathermique; see dia-, therm-, -ic
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Examples from the Web for diathermic

Historical Examples of 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

diathermic

adjective
  1. of or relating to diathermy
  2. able to conduct heat; passing heat freely
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diathermic in Medicine

diathermic

[dī′ə-thûrmĭk]
adj.
  1. Relating to or affected by diathermy.
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