Ther"mo*cur`rent (?), n. [Thermo- + current.] (Physics)

A current, as of electricity, developed, or set in motion, by the action of heat.


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Ther"mo*cur`rent (?), n. (Physics)

A current developed or set in motion by heat; specif., an electric current, in a heterogeneous circuit, due to differences of temperature between the junctions of the substances of which the circuit is composed.


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