hypothermal
adjective Date: 1922 of or relating to a hydrothermal metalliferous ore vein deposited at high temperature

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  • hypothermal — [hī΄pō thʉr′məl, hī΄pəthʉr′məl] adj. 1. tepid or lukewarm 2. of or characterized by hypothermia 3. produced in a temperature range of 300°C to 500°C: said of certain mineral deposits …   English World dictionary

  • hypothermal — /huy peuh therr meuhl/, adj. 1. lukewarm; tepid. 2. characterized by subnormal body temperature. 3. Geol. (of mineral deposits) formed at great depths and high temperatures. [1895 1900; HYPO + THERMAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypothermal — Denoting hypothermia. * * * hy·po·ther·mal (hi″po thurґməl) hypothermic …   Medical dictionary

  • hypothermal — adj. lukewarm, tepid; pertaining to the reduction of temperature, tending to reduce temperature …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypothermal — hy·po·thermal …   English syllables

  • hypothermal — hy•po•ther•mal [[t]ˌhaɪ pəˈθɜr məl[/t]] adj. 1) gel (of mineral deposits) formed at great depths and high temperatures 2) lukewarm • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • hypothermal —   a. tepid; pertaining to lowering of temperature.    ♦ hypothermia,    ♦ hypothermy, n. abnormally low body temperature.    ♦ hypothermic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • hypothermal — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: hypo + thermal : of or relating to a hydrothermal metalliferous ore vein deposited at high temperature compare epithermal, mesothermal …   Useful english dictionary

  • hipotermal — HIPOTERMÁL, Ă, hipotermali, e, adj. Care se referă la prima etapă a depunerii mineralelor din soluţii fierbinţi. – Din fr. hypothermal. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  hipotermál adj. → termal Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • hy|po|ther|mic — «HY puh THUR mihk, HIHP uh », adjective. = hypothermal. (Cf. ↑hypothermal) …   Useful english dictionary

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