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  • adj. Permitting heat to pass through.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pervious to, or permitting the passage of, heat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pervious to heat; permitting the passage of heat.

Etymologies

trans- + Latin calens, present participle of calere to grow warm. (Wiktionary)

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