Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. By geothermal means, especially by means of geothermal energy

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. by means of heat from the interior of the earth

Etymologies

geothermal +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Greybeard: “Their geothermally powered civilization has developed drilling machines which turn rock to dust by inhibiting the weak nuclear force.”

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Well that was AWSM!

  • Their geothermally powered civilization has developed drilling machines which turn rock to dust by inhibiting the weak nuclear force.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Well that was AWSM!

  • Regina almost had its own geothermally heated building.

    The fire down below

  • And they heat buildings: houses near Paris were geothermally heated 600 years ago.

    The fire down below

  • There are lots of geothermally heated greenhouses.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » McDonald’s Out of Iceland

  • Pipes sunk 300 feet allow fluid to circulate underground, permitting the house to be entirely heated and cooled geothermally.

    Easy Being Green

  • Charles David Smith Pipes sunk 300 feet allow fluid to circulate underground, permitting the house to be entirely heated and cooled geothermally.

    Homes Gone Green

  • This site can only be compared with one other known high-altitude geothermally-influenced ice-free area near the summit of Mount Erebus.

    Maudlandia Antarctic desert

  • Expedition Cruises (expeditioncruises. com) takes passengers to see a research station at King George Island in the South Shetland Islands, swim in the geothermally heated waters at Deception Island, set foot on Antarctica's Paradise Bay peninsula and watch penguins in their natural habitat -- all in five-star luxury.

    Travel:The Icy Final Frontier

  • There is another layer of ground water at 500 feet and somehow that gets mixed with deep geothermally hot water to come out warm.

    mjh's blog — 2005 — June

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.