Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or being mineral deposits formed at great depths and high temperatures.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as hypothermic.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Palaeosols and palaeoenvironments during the late pleistocene hypothermal in northern Natal.

    Drakensberg montane grasslands, woodlands and forests

  • I am 86 and retired with no affiliations with the dog food industry, but I realize that tampering with their well sealed (Boy, are the 20 pound bags hard to open!) - bags (like years ago with OTC medicines) with a hypothermal syringe could be a possibility.

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  • As temperatures plunged they did not know what to do and gradually sank into a hypothermal coma.

    GREENIE WATCH

  • Pretending not to notice the sudden drop in husbandly temperature, the fidelity with which his tone mimicked the death grunt of a hypothermal polar bear, Ellen Cherry kissed her mate's broad forehead, from which the hairs were retreating like farm boys fleeing the old homestead for the lights of the city, and said, "Thanks, hon.

    Skinny Legs and All

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