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diathermic

[dahy-uh-thur-mik] /ˌdaɪ əˈθɜr mɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to diathermy.
2.
capable of conducting heat.
Origin of diathermic
1830-1840
1830-40; < French diathermique; see dia-, therm-, -ic
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  • Even ozone, which is nothing but oxygen in a changed or allotropic state, is not diathermic.

    Curiosities of Heat Lyman B. Tefft
British Dictionary definitions for diathermic

diathermic

/ˌdaɪəˈθɜːmɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to diathermy
2.
able to conduct heat; passing heat freely
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diathermic in Medicine

diathermic di·a·ther·mic (dī'ə-thûr'mĭk)
adj.
Relating to or affected by diathermy.

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