thermohaline

adjective
ther·mo·ha·line | \ ˌthər-mō-ˈhā-ˌlīn , -ˈha- \

Definition of thermohaline 

: involving or dependent upon the conjoint effect of temperature and salinity thermohaline circulation in the Pacific

First Known Use of thermohaline

1942, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thermohaline

therm- + Greek hal-, hals salt — more at salt

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