a combining form meaning “heat,” “hot,” used in the formation of compound words: thermoplastic.
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How to use thermo- in a sentence
It was also equally evident that the laws governing the new science of thermo-dynamics could be mathematically expressed.
This was the first great step toward the formation of a Science of thermo-dynamics.
It is excellent beyond praise, however, as a treatise on the thermo-dynamics of heat-engines.
There's no need for grandiose schemes of reactivating warheads in buried missile-centers, of loosing thermo-nucs upon the world.This Crowded Earth | Robert Bloch
It is to him more than to any other, for instance, that is due the first steps in our knowledge of pyro-(or thermo-) electricity.Catholic Churchmen in Science | James J. Walsh
British Dictionary definitions for thermo-
related to, caused by, or measuring heat: thermodynamics; thermophile
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Scientific definitions for thermo-
A prefix that means heat, as in thermometer.
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