diathermic
adjective see diathermy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Diathermic — Di a*ther mic, a. Affording a free passage to heat; as, diathermic substances. Melloni. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diathermic — [dī ə thʉr′mik] adj. [Fr diathermique] 1. relating to diathermy 2. letting heat rays pass through freely …   English World dictionary

  • diathermic — Relating to, characterized by, or affected by diathermy. SYN: diathermal. * * * dia·ther·mic mik adj of or relating to diathermy <diathermic treatment> * * * di·a·ther·mic (di″ə thurґmik) pertaining to diathermy; permeable to… …   Medical dictionary

  • diathermic — |dīə|thərmik, ə̄m , əim , mēk adjective Etymology: French diathermique, from dia + thermique thermic 1. : diathermanous 2. : of or relating to diathermy diathermic treatment …   Useful english dictionary

  • diathermic — /duy euh therr mik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to diathermy. 2. capable of conducting heat. [1830 40; < F diathermique; see DIA , THERM , IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • diathermic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to diathermy b) That allows the free passage of heat …   Wiktionary

  • diathermic — adj. pertaining to the treatment of disease through heat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • diathermic — di·a·ther·mic …   English syllables

  • diathermic — /daɪəˈθɜmɪk/ (say duyuh thermik) adjective 1. Medicine relating to diathermy. 2. Physics diathermanous. {French diathermique, from dia dia + Greek thermē heat + ique ic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • diathermic —   a. transmitting heat rays.    ♦ diathermacy,    ♦ diathermancy,    ♦ diathermaneity, n.    ♦ diathermanous,    ♦ diathermous, a.    ♦ diathermotherapy, n. medical treatment by diathermy.    ♦ diathermy, n. heating, by electrical means, of… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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