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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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noting or pertaining to the action of hot, aqueous solutions or gases within or on the surface of the earth

Usage examples (39)
  • Jefferson Tester patented a drilling technology called hydrothermal spallation.
  • Hot springs beneath the ocean called hydrothermal vents are often teeming with alien-like life.
  • However, we have found organisms living in very hostile environments, such as hydrothermal vents deep in the earth's ocean.
  • Some signs suggest that whale-fall ecosystems have exchanges with other deep-seafloor communities, such as hydrothermal vents. for more
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