hot spring

noun

Definition of hot spring

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

1669

First Known Use of hot spring

1669


HOT SPRING Defined for English Language Learners

hot spring

noun

Definition of hot spring for English Language Learners

  • : a place where hot water flows out of the ground


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