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therm

(therm),
A unit of heat used indiscriminately for: 1) a small calorie, 2) a large calorie, 3) 1000 large calories, 4) 100,000 British thermal units.
[G. thermē, heat]
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therm

(therm) [Gr. therme, heat]
Any of a several units of heat.
See: MET
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Unusually mild autumn and early winter weather combined with increased supply into the UK has led to the wholesale price for gas for delivery in January falling 0.83p to 48.25p a therm, with first quarter 2007 contracts down 0.55p at 46.40p a therm.
The bizarre development, as the nation is supposedly gripped by an energy crisis, came on the wholesale market with some traders even paying up to 5p a therm to sell their supplies, after the UK market was flooded by fresh imports from Norway.
Gas prices are hovering near Monday's record pounds 2.55 a therm mark amid fears of a supply shortage.
Centrica, the parent company of British Gas, said the spot wholesale price had been steady around the 71p-a-therm mark over the past week, though it dropped as low as 50p a therm on Christmas Eve when demand was at its lowest.
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