aquastat etymology

English word aquastat comes from English aqua- (Water.), English -stat

Detailed word origin of aquastat

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
aqua- English (eng) Water.
-stat English (eng) Forming nouns naming scientific instruments that act to render the prefixed element stationary or static in some respect.
aquastat English (eng) A device that automatically responds to changes in temperature of a liquid, typically water in a domestic hot water heating system, by activating a heating or cooling system to maintain the temperature of the liquid at a desired setting.

Words with the same origin as aquastat

Descendants of aqua-
aquabis aquacrunk aquaculture aquadynamic aquaerobics aquafarm aquafarming aquafauna aquafeed aquafit aquafitness aquagenic aquagym aqualung aquametric aquanaut aquaponic aquaponically aquapuncture aquashow aquaspinning aquathlon aquaturbation aquaworld
Descendants of -stat
aquastatic bacteriostat barostat biostat chemostat clinostat cryostat gyrostat haemostasis haemostat haemostatic hemostat hygrostat ophthalmostat pyrostat regulo rheostat siderostat thermostat thermostatic thermostatically