adjective Etymology: hydr- + -onic (as in electronic) Date: 1946 of, relating to, or being a system of heating or cooling that involves transfer of heat by a circulating fluid (as water or vapor) in a closed system of pipes • hydronically adverb

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  • hydronic — [hī drän′ik] adj. of or having to do with a system of heating or cooling by means of the forced circulation of liquids or vapors through a set of pipes …   English World dictionary

  • hydronic — /huy dron ik/, adj. of or pertaining to a heating system for a building in which the medium for carrying heat throughout the structure is circulating water, esp. when the circulation is aided by a pump. [1945 50; prob. HYDR 1 + (ELECTR)ONIC] * *… …   Universalium

  • hydronic — adjective Refers to heating systems which involve circulating hot water or steam …   Wiktionary

  • hydronic — [hʌɪ drɒnɪk] adjective denoting cooling or heating systems using circulating water …   English new terms dictionary

  • hydronic — hy·dron·ic …   English syllables

  • hydronic — hy•dron•ic [[t]haɪˈdrɒn ɪk[/t]] adj. bui of or pertaining to a heating or cooling system in which circulating water is the medium for carrying heat, usu. aided by a pump • Etymology: 1945–50; prob. hydr I+ (electr) onic …   From formal English to slang

  • hydronic — Heating system which circulates a heated fluid. usually water, through baseboard coils by means of a circulating pump which is controlled by a thermostat …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • hydronic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydronic heating — /haɪdrɒnɪk ˈhitɪŋ/ (say huydronik heeting) noun a heating system for a building which passes water heated in a boiler through pipes to radiators or convector panels in the area to be heated. {hydronic(s) + heating} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hydronic heating —   A system that heats a space using hot water which may be circulated through a convection or fan coil system or through a radiant baseboard or floor system.   California Energy Comission. Dictionary of Energy Terms …   Energy terms

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