metalimnion

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Etymology[edit]

meta- +‎ Ancient Greek λιμνίον ‎(limníon), diminutive of λίμνη ‎(límnē, lake).

Noun[edit]

metalimnion ‎(plural metalimnions or metalimnia)

  1. (in lakes) A thermocline.

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