Definition of hot spring in English:

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hot spring

Pronunciation: /hät spriNG/


A spring of naturally hot water, typically heated by subterranean volcanic activity.
Example sentences
  • The belief is that early life lived deep underground or deep in the ocean, in volcanic hot springs.
  • We visited a hot spring with water coming directly from the volcano and ate at a soda bar near the base of the volcano, where the clouds cleared long enough so we could watch it erupt in the moonlit night.
  • It is full of craters - it has thirty active volcanoes - hot springs, and geysers.

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