Definition of Therm

1. Noun. A unit of heat equal to 100,000 British thermal units.

Generic synonyms: Energy Unit, Heat Unit, Work Unit
Terms within: B.th.u., British Thermal Unit, Btu



Definition of Therm

1. Noun. A former unit of heat equal to 100,000 British thermal units ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Therm

1. a unit of quantity of heat [n -S]

Medical Definition of Therm

1. A unit of energy equal to 100,000 Btus; used primarily for natural gas. (05 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Therm

therianthropes
therianthropic
theriatrics
theridiid
therio-
theriodont
theriodonta
theriodontia
theriodonts
theriogenologic
theriomorphic
theriomorphism
theriotomy
therizinosauroid
therm (current term)
thermacogenesis
thermae
thermal
thermal-paper
thermal anaesthesia
thermal analysis
thermal barrier
thermal break
thermal burn
thermal capacity
thermal conductance
thermal conductivity
thermal contact
thermal conversion cycle

Literary usage of Therm

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1. Truck-farming at the South: A Guide to the Raising of Vegetables for by A. Oemler (1910)
"March 14th, rain, wind NW afterwards; 15th, 16th, and 17th, frost, therm. 38°. 1847. ... March 17th, rain last night; 19th, rain at day- light; 20th, therm. ..."

2. Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John by Elisha Kent Kane (1856)
"therm. Head. Corr. No. 12 —57-8° + 9-0° 4 —55-5 + 6-7 8 —46-6 — 2-2 C —45-0 ... therm. Road. Corr. No. 12 —54-0° + 7-4 4 —53-5 + 6-9 S — US — 1-8 C — 43-0 ..."

3. The London Medical Gazette (1846)
"therm, in shade 73° 44° 54'G3 This was a very healthy month. ... therm, in shade. 52° 34" Some fever prevailed, with bronchial affections of mild character. ..."

4. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New by Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland (1822)
"Maiquetia, 33;VO ; therm. 25-6". La Venta. a large inn on the northern slope of La Cumbre, or the Cerro de Avila, bar. 294-1; therm. 19-2°. ..."

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