noun ther·mo·cline \ˈthər-mə-ˌklīn\

Definition of THERMOCLINE

:  the region in a thermally stratified body of water which separates warmer surface water from cold deep water and in which temperature decreases rapidly with depth

First Known Use of THERMOCLINE



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