Transcalency Trans*ca"len*cy (tr[a^]ns*k[=a]"len*s[y^]), n. The quality or state of being transcalent. [1913 Webster]

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  • transcalency — transcalˈency noun • • • Main Entry: ↑transcalent …   Useful english dictionary

  • transcalent — transcalency /trans kay leuhn see/, n. /trans kay leuhnt/, adj. permitting the passage of heat. [1825 35; TRANS + L calent (s. of calens), prp. of calere to be hot; see ENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • Calefaction — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Calefaction >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 increase of temperature increase of temperature Sgm: N 1 heating heating &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 calefaction calefaction tepefaction torrefaction Sgm: N 1 melting melting fusion …   English dictionary for students

  • transcalent — /trænsˈkeɪlənt/ (say trans kayluhnt) adjective pervious to heat; permitting the passage of heat. {trans + Latin calens, present participle, being hot} –transcalency, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • transcalent —   a. pervious to heat.    ♦ transcalescent, a.    ♦ transcalency, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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