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THERMAL POLLUTION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does thermal pollution mean? 

THERMAL POLLUTION (noun)
  The noun THERMAL POLLUTION has 1 sense:

1. harm to lakes and rivers resulting from the release of excessive waste heat into them

  Familiarity information: THERMAL POLLUTION used as a noun is very rare.


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THERMAL POLLUTION (noun)


Sense 1thermal pollution [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Harm to lakes and rivers resulting from the release of excessive waste heat into them

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("thermal pollution" is a kind of...):

pollution (undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities)


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