Definition of Thermal equilibrium

1. Noun. A state in which all parts of a system are at the same temperature.

Generic synonyms: Equilibrium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thermal Equilibrium

thermal analysis
thermal barrier
thermal break
thermal burn
thermal capacity
thermal conductance
thermal conductivity
thermal contact
thermal conversion cycle
thermal cover
thermal cycler
thermal desorption
thermal efficiency
thermal emission
thermal energy
thermal equilibrium (current term)
thermal expansion
thermal imaging
thermal lance
thermal lithosphere
thermal lithospheres
thermal melting profile
thermal neutron
thermal neutrons
thermal paper
thermal papers
thermal paste
thermal pollution
thermal printer
thermal printers

Literary usage of Thermal equilibrium

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1. The Elements of Physics: A College Text-book by Edward Leamington Nichols, William Suddards Franklin (1904)
"thermal equilibrium ; temperature. When one or more substances are shielded from all ... This quiescent state is called the state of thermal equilibrium. ..."

2. Metallography by Cecil Henry Desch (1922)
"CHAPTER II THE DIAGRAM OF thermal equilibrium OF the methods of metallographic investigation enumerated in Chapter L, that which is known as thermal ..."

3. A Textbook of Physics by John Henry Poynting, Joseph John Thomson (1906)
"Introductory Remarks—Temperature — thermal equilibrium — Construction of Mercury - Glass ... thermal equilibrium ..."

4. The Principles of Applied Electrochemistry by Arthur Allmand (1920)
"Thus the amount of ozone in thermal equilibrium with oxygen at room ... Similarly the quantities of CO and 02 in thermal equilibrium with C02 at room ..."

5. The Principles of Applied Electrochemistry by Arthur John Allmand (1912)
"Thus the amount of ozone in thermal equilibrium with oxygen at room ... Similarly the quantities of CO and 02 in thermal equilibrium with C02 at room ..."

6. A Text-book of Physics: Heat by John Henry Poynting, Joseph John Thomson (1906)
"Introductory Remarks — Temperature—thermal equilibrium — Construction of Mercury. ... thermal equilibrium ..."

7. An Outline of the Theory of Thermodynamics by Edgar Buckingham (1900)
"After a time, no further change due to the contact can be perceived, and the bodies are then said to be sensibly in thermal equilibrium with each other. ..."

8. An Outline of the Theory of Thermodynamics by Edgar Buckingham (1900)
"When the bodies have reached a state of thermal equilibrium they are said to ... It is found by experiment that if a body A is in thermal equilibrium with ..."

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