Adiathermic
Adiathermic Ad`i*a*ther"mic, a. [Gr. 'a priv. + ? through + ?heat.] Not pervious to heat. [1913 Webster]

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  • adiathermic — /ad i ə thûrˈmik/ adjective Impervious to radiant heat ORIGIN: Gr a (privative), dia through, and thermē heat • • • adiatherˈmancy noun Impermeability to radiant heat (also atherˈmancy) adiatherˈmanous adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • adiathermic —   a. impervious to heat.    ♦ adiathermancy, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Intranscalent — In trans*ca lent, a. Impervious to heat; adiathermic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adiathermancy — |aˌdīəˈthərmənsē noun ( es) Etymology: a (II) + diathermancy : imperviousness to infrared radiation * * * adiatherˈmancy noun Impermeability to radiant heat (also atherˈmancy) • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • adiathermanous — adiatherˈmanous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑adiathermic …   Useful english dictionary

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