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thermostat

 [ther´mo-stat]
a device interposed in a heating system by which temperature is automatically maintained between certain levels.

ther·mo·stat

(ther'mō-stat),
An apparatus for the automatic regulation of heat, as in an incubator.
Synonym(s): thermoregulator
[thermo- + G. statos, standing]

thermostat

[thur′məstat]
Etymology: Gk, thermē + statos, standing
a device for the automatic control of a heating or cooling system. thermostatic, adj.

thermostat

a device interposed in a heating system by which temperature is automatically maintained between certain levels.
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The System 16-120 features: stainless-steel single piece design; thermostatically controlled, energy efficient heat tunnel; package versatility: pack range from 2 to 24 packs; speeds of 30 wraps per minute; and integrated diagnostics with color touch screen.
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We mutter these reasons to ourselves and our coworkers as we leave our jobs and climb into our late model automobiles in the parking lot, the ones with electric windows, thermostatically controlled air conditioning, heated and cooled seats and carpeting as deep as the toes of our shoes.
Maintained in a thermostatically controlled environment, the TDA has the sensitivity and stability to repeatably characterize copolymers even at low concentrations, according to the manufacturer.
All heating systems are thermostatically controlled, with built-in protection for immersion heaters where fitted.
They also urged the use of the new thermostatically controlled deep fat fryer.
The George Foreman grill and other electric contact grills--the industry term for two-sided indoor electric grills that cook food between thermostatically controlled heating plates with raised ridges--have been around for at least 10 years, racking up more models, more sales and more converts each year.
A drop in temperature activates the thermostatically controlled heating element, and a network of heating wires permeates the entire surface of the product to ensure ice-free water down to sub-zero temperatures.
Since wildlife is attracted to water, if your yard doesn't have a pond or stream, consider adding a birdbath or a recirculating fountain with a thermostatically controlled heater.
This light source features an infinite intensity control, a flip-in filter, and a thermostatically controlled fan.
The water system components that are subjected to low temperatures are thermostatically heated to keep them from freezing.
The unit has thermostatically controlled water-cooling to maintain alignment of the product.