hypothermal

[hahy-puh-thur-muh l]

adjective

lukewarm; tepid.
characterized by subnormal body temperature.
Geology. (of mineral deposits) formed at great depths and high temperatures.

Nearby words

  1. hypothecary,
  2. hypothecate,
  3. hypothecium,
  4. hypothenar,
  5. hypothenuse,
  6. hypothermia,
  7. hypotheses,
  8. hypothesis,
  9. hypothesis testing,
  10. hypothesise

Origin of hypothermal

First recorded in 1895–1900; hypo- + thermal

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British Dictionary definitions for hypothermal

hypothermal

adjective

Also: hypothermic of, relating to, or characterized by hypothermia
(of rocks and minerals) formed at great depth under conditions of high temperature
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