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therm

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Measurement
thermtherm /θɜːm $ θɜːrm/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TMa unit for measuring heat, especially when calculating amounts of gas used 🔊 UK gas was selling for as little as 6p a therm.
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thermFor example, from March 1996 to February 1997 under the annual system, baseline gas rates were 53 cents per therm.
therm-therm- /θɜːm $ θɜːrm/ prefix 🔊 XXanother form of thermo-From Longman Business Dictionarythermtherm /θɜːmθɜːrm/ noun [countable] a measurement of heat equal to 100,000 British Thermal Units, used in Britain for measuring how much gas someone has used
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