hypolimnion

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὑπο- ‎(hupo-), combining form of ὑπό ‎(hupó, under) + λιμνίον ‎(limníon), diminutive of λίμνη ‎(límnē, lake).

Noun[edit]

hypolimnion ‎(plural hypolimnia)

  1. (geography) the perpetually cold layer of water that lies beneath the thermocline of a thermally stratified lake

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Noun[edit]

hypolimnion m ‎(plural hypolimnions)

  1. (geography) hypolimnion

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