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epilimnion

ep·i·lim·ni·on

epilimnion

 
pronunciation:
e p lIm ni an
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part of speech: noun
definition: the layer of the water of a lake, above the thermocline, that is warmest and contains the most oxygen. (Cf. hypolimnion.)
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