Thermochrosy Ther*moch"ro*sy, n. [Thermo- + Gr. ? coloring.] (Physics) The property possessed by heat of being composed, like light, of rays of different degrees of refrangibility, which are unequal in rate or degree of transmission through diathermic substances. [1913 Webster]

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  • thermochrosy — SYN: thermochrose …   Medical dictionary

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  • thermochrose — The property possessed by heat rays of reflection, refraction, and absorption, similar to that of light rays. SYN: thermochrosy. [thermo + G. chrosis, coloring] …   Medical dictionary

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