thermoscopic etymology

English word thermoscopic comes from English -ic, English thermoscope

Detailed word origin of thermoscopic

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-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”.
thermoscope English (eng) A scientific instrument that measures changes in temperature.
thermoscopic English (eng) Made by means of a thermoscope.. Of, or pertaining to, the thermoscope.

Words with the same origin as thermoscopic

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