geothermometer

noun
geo·​thermometer | \ ¦jē(ˌ)ō + \

Definition of geothermometer

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

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History and Etymology for geothermometer

International Scientific Vocabulary ge- + thermometer

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“Geothermometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geothermometer. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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