Definition of Thermal pollution

1. Noun. Harm to lakes and rivers resulting from the release of excessive waste heat into them.

Generic synonyms: Pollution

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thermal Pollution

thermal efficiency
thermal emission
thermal energy
thermal equilibrium
thermal expansion
thermal imaging
thermal lance
thermal lithosphere
thermal lithospheres
thermal melting profile
thermal neutron
thermal neutrons
thermal paper
thermal papers
thermal paste
thermal pollution (current term)
thermal printer
thermal printers
thermal radiation
thermal reactor
thermal resistor
thermal resource
thermal rocket
thermal rockets
thermal sense
thermal sensors
thermal spectrum
thermal spring
thermal springs
thermal turbulence

Literary usage of Thermal pollution

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1. Short History of Nuclear Regulation, 1946-1999 by J. Samuel Walker (2001)
"thermal pollution and attributed its inaction to a fear of the "financial investment that ... Eventually the controversy over thermal pollution died out. ..."

2. Domestic Transferable Permits for Environmental Management: Design and by Olivier Godard (2001)
"... on the choice of instrument or on the options available in terms of flexibility (see Box 17 on the management of the thermal pollution of rivers). ..."

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