Definition of Halocline

1. Noun. a strong, vertical salinity gradient; the (sometimes indistinct) border between layers of water that contain different amounts of salt ¹



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Definition of Halocline

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Halocline

halobacterium
halobacterium salinarium
halobenzene
halobenzenes
halobiont
halobionts
haloborane
haloboranes
haloboration
haloboronic
haloboronic acid
halocarbon
halocarbons
halochromic
halochromism
halocline (current term)
haloclines
halococcus
halocyclization
halocyclizations
haloed
haloenol
haloenolate
haloenolates
haloenone
haloenones
haloenzyme
haloenzymes
haloes
haloethylene

Literary usage of Halocline

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1. Best Dives of the Western Hemisphere by Joyce Huber (1999)
"At approximately 35 ft (sea level), divers swim through a halocline (a transition zone of cool fresh water to warmer saltwater) where vision is blurred for ..."

2. Best Dives of the Bahamas & Bermuda, Florida Keys, Turks & Caicos by Joyce Huber (2000)
"At approximately 35 ft (sea level), divers swim through a halocline (a transition zone of cool fresh water to warmer saltwater) where vision is blurred for ..."

3. The Fragile Tropics of Latin America by Toshie Nishizawa, Juha I. Uitto (1995)
"... is generally believed to have been the Amazon.i The existence of surface lenses of fresh water bounded by a sharp halocline, discovered five centuries ..."

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