Definition of thermohaline circulation in English:

thermohaline circulation

Line breaks: thermo|hal¦ine cir¦cu|la¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌθəːmə(ʊ)ˈheɪlʌɪn, -ˈheɪliːn/

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[mass noun] Oceanography
The movement of seawater in a pattern of flow dependent on variations in temperature, which give rise to changes in salt content and hence in density.

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