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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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The Bacillus 208 strain previously isolated from a hotspring showed high amylase production in both qualitative and quantitative assays with its respective substrate (soluble starch) and this strain was selected for further studies [21].
Nantian Hotspring Resort on Hainan Island in China, guests soak in hot spring--fed bathing pools that are filled with small fish.
At the Sanya Pearl River Nantian Hotspring Resort on Hainan Island in China, guests soak in bathing pools filled with small fish.
Some buyers fall into yet another category: prior solid-wall aboveground pool owners who have encountered problems, says Bryan DeGayner, owner of Lifestyles HotSpring Spas in Fenton, Mich.
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A HotSpring Spa can do just that, refreshing mind and body alike, day after day, 365 days a year.
Hotspring Spas provide hot tubs - or jacuzzis as they are otherwise known - to British homes, and saleswoman Viv Austin claims the products, which range in price from pounds 3,500 to pounds 15,000, can work wonders on tired golfers too.
Richard chose a polished brass "hotspring" spiral radiator, which reflects light and is duplicated in reflections around the room.
The town's only hotel, Tomamae Hotspring Fuwatto had more than 23,000 guests in the first three months of business since May this year.
Over 20 years ago, Kenneth Guoin, now the exclusive dealer of HotSpring Spas for the entire Gulf Coast of Florida, was in Santa Barbara, California, looking with interest at all the ways locals used the discarded redwood wine tanks coming out of Northern California wine country.
On July 23, 2019, in Hotspring, Jandrot and Banchirian Sectors along LoC, an innocent civilian lady Jan Bibi was martyred while three civilians Naseem and Parveen Bibi from Hot Spring Sector and Khalid from Banchirian sector sustained serious injuries,' said a foreign ministry statement.