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hydrocast

[hahy-druh-kast]
noun
  1. a process in which water is collected at various depths in a device with bottles clamped together, providing data on differing water characteristics.
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hydrocast

[hīdrə-kăst′]
  1. The process of using a device consisting of several water-collection bottles, such as Nansen bottles, that are wired and clamped together and used to collect data on water characteristics at various depths.
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