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Noun: thermostat  'thur-mu,stat
  1. A regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heat
    - thermoregulator
Verb: thermostat  'thur-mu,stat
  1. Control the temperature with a thermostat

Derived forms: thermostats

Type of: check, contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, moderate, regulator

Part of: brooder, cooling system, engine cooling system, incubator

Encyclopedia: Thermostat