A device that sets off equipment at a certain temperature, as a fire alarm system.
A device, as in a home heating system, a refrigerator, or an air conditioner, that automatically responds to temperature changes and activates switches controlling the equipment.
An apparatus for regulating temperature, esp. one that automatically controls a heating or cooling unit.
A device that automatically controls heating or cooling equipment in such a way as to maintain a temperature at a constant level or within a specified range, generally using a thermometer capable of triggering electrical switches that activate or deactivate the equipment.
She hadn't been able to shake the cold she felt and was dressed in layers despite the thermostat being set to eighty.
It is removed from the thermostat.
It's light enough for wearing during those days when it's not quite time to pull out the wool peacoat (or when someone forgot to tell the person in charge of the thermostat at work that, hey, it's time for the air conditioner to be off).
We were still not happy with the thermostat setting.
The nervous system constantly relays information about the body's temperature to the thermostat, which in turn activates different physical responses designed to cool or warm the body, depending on the circumstances.