verb (used with object), ther·mo·stat·ted or ther·mo·stat·ed; ther·mo·stat·ting or ther·mo·stat·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM thermostatther·mo·stat·ic, adjectivether·mo·stat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for thermostat
Just consider the ubiquity of the products: the Honeywell thermostat, the Saul Bass credit scenes.
The hipster former Apple guys who reinvented the thermostat have come up with the next big thing: a smoke alarm.
“I wanted to be able to control the thermostat, the attitudes, and the numbers,” he says, and got his wish.
Explain about the heat, thermostat, type of iron and why results differ.Electricity for the 4-H Scientist|Eric B. Wilson
Accuracy in reading temperatures and in adjusting the thermostat and ventilators is essential.Mechanical Devices in the Home|Edith Louise Allen
A necessary adjunct is some device for maintaining the temperature constant, a thermoregulator or thermostat.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology|Charles Bradfield Morrey
The thermostat is a device that automatically regulates the heat of the oven.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
This, as its name implies, is a forced draft controlled by a thermostat, and with it the cheaper grades of coal can be used.If You're Going to Live in the Country|Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
British Dictionary definitions for thermostat
Derived forms of thermostatthermostatic, adjectivethermostatically, adverb
Scientific definitions for thermostat
Cultural definitions for thermostat
A device that monitors and automatically responds to changes in temperature and activates switches controlling devices such as furnaces or air conditioners.