Definition of thermic in English:

thermic

adjective

  • Relating to heat.

    ‘a thermic effect’
    • ‘It has a chemical effect on life processes, not merely a thermic one.’
    • ‘If we heat a liquid from below, we will at first have only thermic conductivity from the lower, hotter layer to the upper colder layer.’
    • ‘The high-protein-and-carb intake induced a greater thermic response than did the high-fat meal (14.6% vs.10.5% of energy intake).’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Greek thermē ‘heat’ + -ic.

Pronunciation

thermic

/ˈθəːmɪk/