Definition of Diathermanous

1. a. Having the property of transmitting radiant heat; diathermal; -- opposed to athermanous.



Definition of Diathermanous

1. Adjective. Having the property of transmitting radiant heat; diathermal. ¹

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Definition of Diathermanous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Diathermanous

1. Permeable by heat rays. Synonym: transcalent. Origin: G. Dia-thermaino, to heat through, fr. Thermos, hot (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diathermanous

diastrophically
diastrophism
diastrophisms
diastyle
diastyles
diasystem
diasystemic
diasystems
diataxia
diatela
diatessaron
diatessarons
diathermal
diathermancy
diathermanism
diathermanous (current term)
diathermic
diathermic therapy
diathermies
diathermocoagulation
diathermometer
diathermous
diathermy
diathermy machine
diatheses
diathesis
diathetic
diatom
diatomaceous
diatomaceous earth

Literary usage of Diathermanous

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1. Elementary Treatise on Physics Experimental and Applied for the Use of by Adolphe Ganot (1883)
"They thus found— That glass, rock crystal, ice, and generally substances transparent for light, are also diathermanous for all kinds of luminous heat; ..."

2. Rational Cosmology: Or, The Eternal Principles and the Necessary Laws of the by Laurens Perseus Hickok (1858)
"Bodies which readily transmit heat are termed diathermanous, and those ... Bodies which are highly transparent may thus often be very feebly diathermanous. ..."

3. Hand-books of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy by Dionysius Lardner (1853)
"The only substance found to be perfectly diathermanous was rock- salt. ... Media are not diathermanous in proportion as they are transparent. ..."

4. The Forces of Nature: A Popular Introduction to the Study of Physical Phenomena by Amédée Guillemin (1872)
"Study of radiators, reflectors, absorbing and diathermanous bodies.—Thermo-electric pile; experiments of Leslie and Melloni. ..."

5. The Forces of Nature: A Popular Introduction to the Study of Physical Phenomena by Amédée Guillemin (1873)
"... radiant heat and of light—Study of radiators, reflectors, absorbing and diathermanous bodies—Thermo-electric pile ; experiments of Leslie and Melloni. ..."

6. Radiant Energy and the Ophthalmic Lens by Frederick Booth (1921)
"This is also true of thin I hard rubber sheets. 63. diathermanous and ... A body that» transmits radiant heat is said to be diathermanous. ..."

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