Meaning of “thermostat” in the English Dictionary

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thermostatnoun [ C ]

us /ˈθɜr·məˌstæt/

a device that controls the temperature of a system by automatically switching the supply of heat or cool air on and off when the temperature becomes too cool or too hot

(Definition of “thermostat” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)