How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"thermo" is from "therme" spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "heat" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The relatively large range in temperatures is partly attributed to the low thermal conductivity of the sediment layer.|
|As with many inventions the thermometer came about through the work of many scientists.|