hot spring


Definition of hot spring

: a spring whose water issues at a temperature higher than that of its surroundings

Examples of hot spring in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The main draw here is their hot spring pools—two indoor and three outdoor—which range in temperature from 85 to 104 degrees. Anna Haines, Forbes, 14 Apr. 2022 In a second photo shared to her account Thursday, Apatow basks in a hot spring for a solo shot. Greta Bjornson,, 11 Mar. 2022 Hot spring buffs will know that the Grand Prismatic is the largest hot spring in the United States and the third largest in the world. Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Online, 7 Aug. 2014 The Rockies to the Red Rocks route is a two-day itinerary between Denver and Moab, Utah with a stop in Glenwood Springs, Colorado — home to the world's largest mineral hot spring pool. Jessica Poitevien, Travel + Leisure, 9 Feb. 2022 Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spent nearly eight years in power courting Mr. Putin over the islands, including inviting the Russian leader for talks at a hot spring resort in Mr. Abe’s ancestral hometown in 2016. Ann M. Simmons, WSJ, 9 Feb. 2022 Relatives reported that Sam was gregarious and audacious, and here is evidence: a photo of Sam and his companions stripped down and bathing in a hot spring, their faces plastered with toothy grins. Stacey Ravel Abarbanel, Smithsonian Magazine, 9 Feb. 2022 The Manhattan and Brooklyn real estate markets had a white-hot spring. John Walkup, Forbes, 30 Sep. 2021 In the Big Sandy River Valley in Arizona, another lithium mining project could destroy a hot spring considered sacred by the Hualapai Tribe. New York Times, 27 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of hot spring

1572, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hot spring was in 1572

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17 May 2022

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“Hot spring.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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