any analysis of materials in which properties relating to heat, such as freezing and boiling temperatures, the heat of fusion, the heat of vaporization, etc., are measured.
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- thermal anesthesia,
- thermal barrier,
- thermal capacity,
- thermal conductance,
- thermal conductivity
Origin of thermal analysis
First recorded in 1920–25
Also called thermoanalysis.
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