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upwelling

up·well·ing

upwelling

 
pronunciation:
uhp wel Ing
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of flowing upward or as if from a deep source.
He couldn't help but experience an upwelling of emotion.
definition 2: the upward movement of deep ocean water and nutrient-rich cold water organisms to the ocean surface.
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