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hot spring,

natural discharge of groundwater having an elevated temperature. Most hot springs result from the emergence of groundwater that has passed through or near recently formed, hot, igneous rocks. Iceland, Yellowstone Park in the United States, and North Island of New Zealand are noted for their hot springs. In recent years the depletion of fossil fuels has resulted in a renewed interest in utilizing the energy contained in hot springs. This type of geothermal energy is already being utilized in California, Italy, and Iceland. See energy, sources ofenergy, sources of,
origins of the power used for transportation, for heat and light in dwelling and working areas, and for the manufacture of goods of all kinds, among other applications.
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hot spring

[′hät ¦spriŋ]
(hydrology)
A thermal spring whose water temperature is above 98°F (37°C).
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Summary: Studies on the optimum conditions for the production of extracellular amylase were carried out with a newly isolated strain of Bacillus 208 from the hotsprings in Karachi.
A HotSpring Spa can do just that, refreshing mind and body alike, day after day, 365 days a year.
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The company, said to be the largest distributor of HotSpring, Elite, SpaForm and RotoSpa Hot Tubs and Spas in the North of England, is based at Deighton Mills on Leeds Road - just a few minutes down the road from Town's PPG Canalside training complex.
Nik Miles is the sales manager at hot tub com-pany Hotspring, which was founded in 1977.
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Kent Police said the criminals stole the HotSpring Envoy hot tub some time between December 6 and December 8.