pyrostat etymology

English word pyrostat comes from English pyro- ((chemistry) orthoacid.. Fever.. Fire, heat.), English -stat

Detailed word origin of pyrostat

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pyro- English (eng) (chemistry) orthoacid.. Fever.. Fire, heat.
-stat English (eng) Forming nouns naming scientific instruments that act to render the prefixed element stationary or static in some respect.
pyrostat English (eng) A thermostat designed to operate at high temperatures.. An automatic draught-regulator for chimney-stacks, smoke-pipes, etc.

Words with the same origin as pyrostat

Descendants of pyro-
MDPV pyro pyroacetic ether pyroantimonic pyrobitumen pyrocatechol pyrocitric pyroconversion pyrodiversity pyrogallic pyrography pyrolytic pyrolytically pyromagnetic pyromaniac pyromellitic pyrometallurgical pyrometry pyrophile pyrophobe pyrotechnical pyrotherapeutic pyrovalerone pyroxene pyroxylic
Descendants of -stat
aquastat aquastatic bacteriostat barostat biostat chemostat clinostat cryostat gyrostat haemostasis haemostat haemostatic hemostat hygrostat ophthalmostat regulo rheostat siderostat thermostat thermostatic thermostatically