Definition of "thermic" [ther•mic]

  • Thermal. (adjective)

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Use "thermic" in a sentence
  • "Therefore, when the education of the attention has been begun, we may present to the child the rough and smooth surfaces (following certain thermic exercises described elsewhere in the book)."
  • "The basin soils are mostly Entisols and Aridisols that typically have a thermic temperature regime; they are warmer than those of Ecoregion 13."
  • "Alfisols, Inceptisols, Mollisols, Spodosols (Pygmy Forest), Ultisols and Vertisols in combination with isomesic, mesic or thermic soil temperature regimes, and aquic, udic, ustic or xeric (moist end of range) soil moisture regimes."