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Definition of "geotherm" []

  • A geoisotherm (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "geotherm" in a sentence
  • "The dotted line may be assumed to be a geotherm having a temperature of viscosity."
  • "Below this geotherm long-continued stress resolves itself into hydrostatic pressure; above it (there is, of course, no sharp line of demarcation) the crust accumulates elastic energy."
  • "They show that as the sediments grow in depth there is a rising of the geotherm of plasticity -- whatever its true temperature may be -- gradually reducing the thickness of that part"