geothermometer

noun

geo·​thermometer
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: a thermometer designed to measure temperatures in deep-sea deposits or in bore holes deep below the surface of the earth

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary ge- + thermometer

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“Geothermometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geothermometer. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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