electrothermal

or e·lec·tro·ther·mic

[ ih-lek-troh-thur-muh l ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊˈθɜr məl /

adjective

pertaining to both electricity and heat, especially to the production of heat by electric current.

Nearby words

  1. electrotechnics,
  2. electrotechnology,
  3. electrotherapeutics,
  4. electrotherapist,
  5. electrotherapy,
  6. electrothermal printer,
  7. electrotin,
  8. electrotint,
  9. electrotonus,
  10. electrotropism

Origin of electrothermal

First recorded in 1880–85; electro- + thermal

Related formse·lec·tro·ther·mal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for electro-thermic

electrothermal

electrothermic (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈθɜːmɪk)

/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈθɜːməl) /

adjective

concerned with both electricity and heat, esp the production of electricity by heat
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