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THERM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does therm mean? 

THERM (noun)
  The noun THERM has 1 sense:

1. a unit of heat equal to 100,000 British thermal units

  Familiarity information: THERM used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


THERM (noun)


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Meaning:

A unit of heat equal to 100,000 British thermal units

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Hypernyms ("therm" is a kind of...):

energy unit; heat unit; work unit (a unit of measurement for work)

Meronyms (parts of "therm"):

B.Th.U.; British thermal unit; BTU (a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure; equivalent to 251.997 calories)


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