clinolimnion

noun

cli·​no·​lim·​ni·​on
ˌklīnəˈlimnēˌän
plural clinolimnia
-nēə
: the upper layers of a hypolimnion in which the rate of warming falls off exponentially with depth compare bathylimnion

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from clin- + -limnion

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“Clinolimnion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clinolimnion. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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