Translation of thermal in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈθɜːrməl; ˈθɜːməl/


  • 1.1 [Computing/Informática] [Physics/Física] térmico
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    • In other words, water vapor has a low heat capacity and poor thermal conduction.
    • Approximately 35% of the energy from a nuclear explosion is an intense burst of thermal radiation, ie heat.
    • Basic research into the electrical and thermal properties of metallic, magnetic and organic materials is leading to the discovery of novel superconductors.
    1.2 [stream/bath] termal thermal springs fuentes (feminine plural) termales, termas (feminine plural)
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    • She is the daughter of Aramkumar, an engineer at the thermal power station in Tuticorin, and Annam, who is an engineer at the Tamil Nadu Water and Drainage Board.
    • Work is also continuing on the refurbishment of two units at a large thermal power station in south Baghdad.
    • Leaving his job as a designer of thermal power stations, he took a plunge into politics.
    1.3 [underwear/glove] térmico
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    • A former Miss UK who traded her swimsuit for thermal underwear and fleecy jackets to compete in the world's toughest endurance challenge is keeping pace with the leaders after a slow start.
    • Cold weather gloves, jackets and insulated flying boots combined with thermal underwear will keep you warm during a flight and can save your life in an emergency.
    • It has not been much warmer in France than it was in Belgium and we started the first stage in leg warmers, thermal vests, gloves and hats.


  • 1.1 [Meteorol][ corriente ascendiente de aire caliente ] 1.2
    (thermals plural)
    (British English/inglés británico) [Clothing/Indumentaria] [colloquial/familiar], ropa (feminine) interior térmica

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