thermic balance
Bolometer Bo*lom"e*ter, n. [Gr. ? a stroke, ray + -meter.] (Physics) An instrument for measuring minute quantities of radiant heat, especially in different parts of the spectrum; -- called also {actinic balance}, {thermic balance}. --S. P. Langley. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Thermic balance — Thermic Ther mic, a. [Gr. ? heat.] Of or pertaining to heat; due to heat; thermal; as, thermic lines. [1913 Webster] {Thermic balance}. See {Bolometer}. {Thermic fever} (Med.), the condition of fever produced by sunstroke. See {Sunstroke}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thermic — Ther mic, a. [Gr. ? heat.] Of or pertaining to heat; due to heat; thermal; as, thermic lines. [1913 Webster] {Thermic balance}. See {Bolometer}. {Thermic fever} (Med.), the condition of fever produced by sunstroke. See {Sunstroke}. {Thermic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thermic fever — Thermic Ther mic, a. [Gr. ? heat.] Of or pertaining to heat; due to heat; thermal; as, thermic lines. [1913 Webster] {Thermic balance}. See {Bolometer}. {Thermic fever} (Med.), the condition of fever produced by sunstroke. See {Sunstroke}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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