siderostat etymology

English word siderostat comes from English sidero-, English -stat

Detailed word origin of siderostat

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sidero- English (eng) Related to stars or constellations, as sidereal relationships. Related to iron or steel, as in siderosis (fibrosis caused by iron deposits).
-stat English (eng) Forming nouns naming scientific instruments that act to render the prefixed element stationary or static in some respect.
siderostat English (eng) (astronomy) A heliostat that may be used with stars as well as the sun.

Words with the same origin as siderostat

Descendants of sidero-
siderazote sideroblast siderocyte siderography siderolithic sideromancy sideronatrite siderophage siderophile siderophore siderophyllite sideroscope siderosis
Descendants of -stat
aquastat aquastatic bacteriostat barostat biostat chemostat clinostat cryostat gyrostat haemostasis haemostat haemostatic hemostat hygrostat ophthalmostat pyrostat regulo rheostat thermostat thermostatic thermostatically