Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The power or property of stopping radiant heat; impermeableness to radiant heat. It corresponds to opacity in the case of light.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Inability to transmit radiant heat; impermeability to heat.

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  • noun Inability to transmit radiant; impermeability to heat.

Etymologies

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See athermanous.

Examples

  • - Anglo-Saxon noble; prince, especially heir apparent. adj. - impervious to radiant heat. athermancy, n. atheroma

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