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adjective as in thermal

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Diet quality can alter the body’s energy expenditure, which is also called the thermic effect of food.

Protein has a higher thermic effect because it’s harder for the body to break down.

Chromatic sensitiveness to this author is only a special case of thermic sensitiveness limited to the retina.

As to the Thermic Sense, I use a set of little metal bowls, which are filled with water at different degrees of temperature.

Whereas, in some other and less destructive cases there may be little thermic disturbance after the first few hours have lapsed.

The Mantis has outstripped humanity in her knowledge of thermic nonconductors or insulators.

Graduated exercises for the thermic sense may also have their place here, as has been explained in my book on the “Method.”


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thermic, such as: melting, roasting, snug, heated, hot, and lukewarm.

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