Transcalent Trans*ca"lent (tr[a^]ns*k[=a]"lent), a. [Pref. trans- + L. calens, p. pr. of calere to grow warm.] Pervious to, or permitting the passage of, heat. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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

  • transcalent — SYN: diathermanous. [trans + L. caleo, to be warm] * * * trans·ca·lent (trans kaґlənt) [trans + L. calere to be hot] permitting the passage of radiant heat …   Medical dictionary

  • transcalent — adj. transfers heat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • transcalent — trans·ca·lent …   English syllables

  • 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

  • transcalent — tranzˈkālənt, n(t)ˈsk adjective Etymology: trans + Latin calent , calens, present participle of calēre to be warm more at lee : pervious to or permitting the passage of heat …   Useful english dictionary

  • transcalent semiconductor device — šilumlaidis puslaidininkinis įtaisas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. transcalent semiconductor device vok. wärmeleitender Halbleiterbaustein, m rus. теплопроводный полупроводниковый прибор, m pranc. semi conducteur à tubes… …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • Transcalency — Trans*ca len*cy (tr[a^]ns*k[=a] len*s[y^]), n. The quality or state of being transcalent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diathermanous — Permeable by heat rays. SYN: transcalent. [G. dia thermaino, to heat through, fr. thermos, hot] …   Medical dictionary

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