stato-, stat-, sta-, -static, -stasi, staso-, -stasis, -stasia, -stacy, -stitute, -stitution, -sist

(Latin: standing, to stay, to make firm, fixed; cause to stand, to put, to place, to put in place, to remain in place; to stand still)

1. Of the nature of, characterized by, or proceeding from superstition: superstitious fears.
2. Pertaining to or connected with superstition; superstitious legends.
3. Believing in, full of, or influenced by superstition.

Likely to fear what is unknown; such as, the man who said he wasn't superstitious because he was afraid it might bring him bad luck.

thermally sensitive resistor (s) (noun), thermally sensitive resistors (pl)
A device that can be used to measure temperature and to track their changes: Some new homes are being built with thermally sensitive resistors attached to the heating and cooling systems in order to monitor them and hopefully to better control the use of energy.
Not affected by changing temperatures.
1. Relatively stable or resistant to heat.
2. Not readily subject to alteration or destruction by heat.
The maintenance of a stable body temperature in warm-blooded animals; such as, mammals and birds, at a set value.
1. An apparatus for the automatic regulation of heat, as in an incubator.
2. A device used to control the temperature in a room, building, or other enclosure; hotter or cooler air is supplied as necessary to maintain the temperature at the same level as the setting on the thermostat.
Referring to a thermostat or a device for the automatic control of a heating or cooling system.
The study of thermodynamic systems that are in thermal equilibrium.

Related word families intertwined with "to place, placing, to put; to add; to stay; to attach" word units: fix-; pon-; prosth-; the-, thes-.