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thermal shock

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Definition of thermal shock in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A sudden temperature fluctuation causing stress in an object or substance.
Example sentences
  • Reflective roofs maintain a more constant temperature, so thermal shock and associated problems are significantly reduced.
  • Thermal conductivity, resistance to thermal shock and attack by molten metal is high and no heat treatment is required.
  • It offers superior durability and resistance to vibration, impact, thermal shock, and exposure to water, oils, and many organic solvents.

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