Home » temperature » Page 4

Tagtemperature

kangarooing

kangarooing  n.— «To tackle the problem of low core body temperature of such babies, doctors are today increasingly adopting Kangarooing or Kangaroo care as it is called, in which the temperature of the baby is normalised through skin-to...

dead band

dead band  n.— «At night, the nanostats are set to “dead band,” a term coined by the university that means that the temperature in the room must be held within a broadened range, reducing the amount of intense heating or cooling required...

in-custody death syndrome

in-custody death syndrome  n.— «A condition known as “excited delirium,” sometimes also referred to as “in-custody death syndrome,” has been attributed by some US and Canadian coroners to a number of deaths in...

telltale

telltale  n.— «The telltales for gas, oil, temperature, and battery voltage—standard, fixed icons that don’t change in real time—reside in the PROM memory.» —“Design A Minimum-Space Auto-Instrument Module” by Ralph...

zeitgeber

zeitgeber n. a naturally occurring cue, such as light or temperature, which regulates biological rhythms; something which influences or regulates the timing or rhythm of something else. Etymological Note: zeit ‘time’ + geber ‘giver.’ Coined by...

zeitgeber

zeitgeber  n.— «Light and temperature are the only periodic or quasi-periodic environmental variables to which endogenous oscillation can be coupled: in nature they entrain the endogenous oscillation, thereby controlling period and...