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bimetallic strip

noun [C] uk   /ˌbaɪ.met.æl.ɪkˈstrɪp/ specialized us  
a strip, used in a thermostat, made from two different metals that grow larger by different amounts when heated, causing the strip to bend and switch a device on or off
Translations of “bimetallic strip”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於恆溫器等的)雙金屬條, 雙金屬片…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于恒温器等的)双金属条, 双金属片…
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