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ge·o·ther·mal

 (jē′ō-thûr′məl) also ge·o·ther·mic (-mĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the internal heat of the earth.

ge′o·ther′mal·ly adv.
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geothermal

(ˌdʒiːəʊˈθɜːməl) or

geothermic

adj
(Geological Science) of or relating to the heat in the interior of the earth
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ge•o•ther•mal

(ˌdʒi oʊˈθɜr məl)

also ge`o•ther′mic,



adj.
of or pertaining to the internal heat of the earth.
[1870–75]
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ge·o·ther·mal

(jē′ō-thûr′məl)
Relating to the internal heat of the Earth. The water of hot springs and geysers is heated by geothermal sources. ♦ Power that is generated using the Earth's internal heat is called geothermal energy.
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Adj.1.geothermal - of or relating to the heat in the interior of the earth
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geothermal

[ˌdʒiːəʊˈθɜːməl>] ADJgeotérmico
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geothermal

adjgeothermal
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It has found limited use in geothermal prospecting. As an enemy, the presence of high level of radon concentration in the indoor air of the houses and in the air of underground mines constitutes a serious health hazard, being a major cause of lung and stomach cancer.
The possibility of increasing the sensitivity of such devices has major implications for geothermal prospecting, underwater surveillance and the detection of magnetic fields in biological systems, Bulsara says.