thermosiphon

thermosiphon

[thur-muh-sahy-fuhn]
noun
an arrangement of siphon tubes that enables water in a heating apparatus to circulate by means of convection.

Origin:
1825–35; thermo- + siphon

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thermosiphon (ˌθɜːməʊˈsaɪfən)
 
n
a system in which a coolant is circulated by convection caused by a difference in density between the hot and cold portions of the liquid

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