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English noun: thermostat

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


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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