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hy·dro·ther·mal

 (hī′drə-thûr′məl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to hot water.
2. Geology
a. Of or relating to hot magmatic emanations rich in water.
b. Of or relating to the rocks, ore deposits, and springs produced by such emanations.

hy′dro·ther′mal·ly adv.

hydrothermal

(ˌhaɪdrəʊˈθɜːməl)
adj
(Geological Science) of or relating to the action of water under conditions of high temperature, esp in forming rocks and minerals
ˌhydroˈthermally adv

hy•dro•ther•mal

(ˌhaɪ drəˈθɜr məl)

adj.
of or pertaining to the action of hot aqueous solutions or gases within or on the surface of the earth.
[1840–50]
hy`dro•ther′mal•ly, adv.

hy·dro·ther·mal

(hī′drə-thûr′məl)
1. Relating to hot water, especially water heated by the Earth's internal heat. ♦ Power that is generated using the Earth's hot water is called hydrothermal energy.
2. Geology Relating to the rocks, ore deposits, and springs produced by hot water or magma.
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