aquastatic etymology

English word aquastatic comes from English -ic, English aquastat

Detailed word origin of aquastatic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
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.
aquastatic English (eng) Relating to an aquastat.

Words with the same origin as aquastatic

Descendants of -ic
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