Meaning of thermostat
Pronunciation: (thûr'mu-stat"), [key]
— n., v., -stat•ted -stat -stat•ting -stat•ing.
- a device, including a relay actuated by thermal conduction or convection, that functions to establish and maintain a desired temperature automatically or signals a change in temperature for manual adjustment.
- to equip or control with a thermostat.
- thermostat (Thesaurus)