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English definition of “thermostat”


noun [C]     /ˈθɜː.mə.stæt/ US  /ˈθɝː-/
a device that keeps a building , engine , etc. within a limited temperature range by automatically switching the supply of heat on and off: a central heating thermostatHeaters and burners
(Definition of thermostat noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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