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Flashcards in ELA 8, Vocabulary, "Therm" Root Deck (10):
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Exothermic

(adj) requires heat to be absorbed from the outside of the body

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Therm

(n) a unit of heat equal to 1,000 great calories

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Thermal

(adj) related to heat or temperature

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Thermograph

(n) a device that automatically writes down (reccords) changes in temperature

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Thermodynamic

(adj) caused or operated by heat that has changed into forms of energy

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Thermometer

(n) an instrument that measures temperature and heat

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Thermophile

(n) an organism that has adapted to living in very high temperatures (heat), such as bacteria or algae

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Endothermic

(adj) heated from within the body

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Thermos

(n) a container that is used to keep things warm, such as your soup; a double-walled container that keeps things warm

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Thermostat

(n) a device that is used to control temperature