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geothermal

, geothermic
of or relating to the heat in the interior of the earth
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Geothermal

The heat derived from the Earth. It is the thermal energy contained in the rock and fluid in the Earth’s crust.
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geothermal

[¦jē·ō¦thər·məl]
(geophysics)
Pertaining to heat within the earth.
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Indoor air quality to this home is provided via a geothermally conditioned 100% fresh air supply system.
Jimmy Randolph and Martin Saar have certainly come up with an intriguing idea on how to sequester C[O.sub.2] and heat it geothermally to produce "green" energy.
So PS3 and one satisfyingly messy hot dog later, it was time for an early night thanks to geothermally induced tiredness (though the clubbers turning out at 3.15am and heading to the hot dog stand were a nuisance.
Where the sea floor becomes thin, the hot magma below the surface creates a fissure that spews geothermally heated water - reaching temperatures of more than 400 degree C.
However, if the government were to give the same price incentives to geothermally generated electricity that it now gives to photovoltaics, there would be strong incentives for accelerating the development of such systems in the UK even now.
A 26-mile-long underground pipeline installed 12 feet under the landscaping in front of the campus is used to geothermally treat air that is recirculated into the buildings.
At the bottom of ocean basins, often near sites of volcanic or tectonic activity, these hydrothermal vents emit geothermally heated seawater.
Pierce in Bozeman, Montana, conducted detailed fieldwork and broad historical surveys to review past and potential explosions in the geothermally active region in and around Yellowstone Park.
'Our aim is to make Perth the first geothermally cooled city.
Thus, the lift can be reduced, for example, by harvesting and geothermally storing cyclic and diffuse energy and using it out of phase to reduce prime-source energy for heat sink/source purposes.