A printing system where dots are selectively heated and cooled and drag upon a heat sensitive paper. The paper turns dark in the heated areas. See AIM document T-20, 'Direct Thermal Printing'.
To do with or caused by heat.
Example: When its cold I wear thermal underwear.
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Coefficient of Resistance The change in resistance of a semiconductor per unit change in temperature, over a specific range of temperature.
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- relating to or associated with heat 2. [adj] - caused by or designed to retain heat 3. [n] - rising current of warm airFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=thermal
Pertaining to heat. Found on http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/glossary/t.shtml
Adjective describing the effects of temperature of heat, e.g. thermal effects.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829
[ Latin thermae
hot springs, from Greek ..., plural of ... heat, from ... hot, warm, ... to warm, make hot; perhaps akin to Latin formus
warm, and English forceps
.] Of or pertaining to heat; warm; hot; as, the thermal
waters. «...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/41
Pertaining to or characterised by heat. ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
relating to or associated with heat; `thermal movements of molecules`; `thermal capacity`; `thermic energy`; `the caloric effect of sunlight`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=thermal
caused by or designed to retain heat; `a thermal burn`; `thermal underwear`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=thermal
rising current of warm airFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=thermal
(thur´mәl) pertaining to heat.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (a.) Of or pertaining to heat; warm; hot; as, the thermal unit; thermal waters.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/thermal/
current of air rising from a locally hot patch of ground. See updraft and downdraft.[4 related articles]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/t/36
pertaining to or characterized by heat.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio86.html
thermal 1. Relating to or involving heat or heat transfer. 2. A localized air current that rises aloft when the lower atmosphere is heated enough to produce an instability over a certain area. 3. A rising current of relatively warm air, used by gliders and birds to gain height. 4. In meteorology, a localized air current that rises aloft when the ...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/4265/14
A rising parcel of warm, and less dense, air generally produced when the Earth's surface is heated or when cold air moves over a warmer surface such as warm water.Found on http://www.islandnet.com/~see/weather/general/wxgls_ad.htm#a
Type: Term Pronunciation: ther′măl Definitions: 1. Pertaining to heat.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=91426
Thermal is an adjective related to heat. It may specifically refer to: == Places == == See also == ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermal_(disambiguation)
A thermal column (or thermal) is a column of rising air in the lower altitudes of the Earth`s atmosphere. Thermals are created by the uneven heating of the Earth`s surface from solar radiation, and are an example of convection, specifically atmospheric convection. The Sun warms the ground, which in turn warms the air directly above it. Dark eart.....Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermal
A rising column of relatively warm airFound on http://www.bmfa.org/resources/glossary.html
Risingcolumn of hot air used by a bird of prey to gain heightFound on https://sites.google.com/site/breckfalconry/glossary
A rising column of warm air, often found above rock outcrops, buildings or parking lots.Found on http://www.hawkridge.org/education/glossary.html
column of warm air used in soaringFound on http://www.nationaleaglecenter.org/eagle-info/glossary/
A rising column of warm air, often found above rock outcrops, areas of rock or sand or burnt areas of land.Found on http://www.jacanaent.com/PhotoLib/Glossary.htm
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