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transcalent

[ trans-key-luhnt ]
/ trænsˈkeɪ lənt /
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adjective

permitting the passage of heat.

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Origin of transcalent

1825–35; trans- + Latin calent- (stem of calēns), present participle of calēre to be hot; see -ent

OTHER WORDS FROM transcalent

trans·ca·len·cy [trans-key-luhn-see], /trænsˈkeɪ lən si/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for transcalent

transcalent
/ (trænsˈkeɪlənt) /

adjective

rare permitting the passage of heat

Derived forms of transcalent

transcalency, noun

Word Origin for transcalent

C19: trans- + -calent, from Latin calēre to be hot
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Medical definitions for transcalent

transcalent
[ trăn-skālənt ]

adj.

Diathermanous.
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