Geothermal is related to energy and may refer to:
* Geothermal (geology), heat that comes from within the Earth
* Direct exchange geothermal heat pump, a method of heating and cooling with the energy of the earth using direct exchange of heat
* Geothermal desalination, the production of fresh water using heat energy extracted from underground rocks
* Geothermal heating, a method of heating and cooling a building using underground heat
* Geothermal power, electricity generated from naturally occurring geological heat sources
* Hot dry rock geothermal energy, Heating water in hot deep rock
* Geothermal heat pump, a method of heating and cooling using a heat pump with the earth as a heat reservoir
* Earth sheltering, constructing a building into a hill side or Earth berm to reduce heating and cooling requirements
* Earth cooling tubes, using ambient Earth temperature to cool and dehumidify air

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См. также в других словарях:

  • géothermal — ● géothermal, géothermale, géothermaux adjectif Dont la température est due au séjour ou au passage dans l intérieur de la Terre. géothermal, ale, aux [ʒeotɛʀmal, o] adj. ÉTYM. 1962, Larousse; de géo , et thermal. ❖ ♦ Didact. ( …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • geothermal — UK US /ˌdʒiːəʊˈθɜːməl/ adjective NATURAL RESOURCES ► relating to the heat inside the earth: »a geothermal power station …   Financial and business terms

  • geothermal — 1875, from GEO (Cf. geo ) + THERMAL (Cf. thermal) …   Etymology dictionary

  • geothermal — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or produced by the internal heat of the earth …   English terms dictionary

  • geothermal — [jē΄ōthʉr′məl] adj. [ GEO + THERMAL] having to do with the heat of the earth s interior: sometimes geothermic [jē΄ōthʉr′mik] …   English World dictionary

  • geothermal — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1875 of, relating to, or utilizing the heat of the earth s interior; also produced or permeated by such heat < geothermal steam > < geothermal regions > • geothermally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • geothermal — adjective pertaining to heat energy extracted from reservoirs in the earths interior See Also: geothermal energy, geyser …   Wiktionary

  • geothermal — ge|o|ther|mal [ˌdʒi:əuˈθə:məl US ouˈθə:r ] adj relating to or coming from the heat inside the earth ▪ a geothermal energy plant …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • geothermal — ge|o|ther|mal [ ,dʒiou θɜrml ] adjective relating to the heat at the center of the Earth: geothermal energy …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • geothermal — UK [ˌdʒiːəʊˈθɜː(r)m(ə)l] / US [ˌdʒɪoʊˈθɜrm(ə)l] adjective relating to the heat at the centre of the Earth geothermal energy …   English dictionary

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