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English noun: thermostat

1. thermostat (artifact) a regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heat


Synonymsthermoregulator


Broader (hypernym)regulator


Narrower (hyponym)cryostat, pyrostat


Part holonymbimetallic strip


Part meronymbrooder, cooling system, engine cooling system, incubator


English verb: thermostat

1. thermostat (social) control the temperature with a thermostat


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)check, contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, moderate









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