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bimetallic stripnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌbaɪ.met.æl.ɪkˈstrɪp/ specialized
a ​strip, used in a thermostat, made from two different ​metals that ​growlarger by different ​amounts when ​heated, ​causing the ​strip to ​bend and ​switch a ​device on or off
(Definition of bimetallic strip from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bimetallic strip”
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于恒温器等的)双金属条, 双金属片…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於恆溫器等的)雙金屬條, 雙金屬片…
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