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  • adj. Not transmitting heat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not transmitting heat; -- opposed to diathermanous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Impermeable to radiant heat; having the power of stopping radiant heat; opaque to heat.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek privative + to heat: compare French athermane. (Wiktionary)

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