temperature gradient


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temperature gradient

n.
The rate of change of temperature with displacement in a given direction from a given reference point.

temperature gradient

n
(Physical Geography) the rate of change in temperature in a given direction, esp in altitude

temperature gradient

At sea, a temperature gradient is the change of temperature with depth; a positive gradient is a temperature increase with an increase in depth, and a negative gradient is a temperature decrease with an increase in depth.
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Noun1.temperature gradient - change in temperature as a function of distance (especially altitude)
gradient - a graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension
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