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halocline (s) (noun), haloclines (pl)
A vertical gradient in the saltiness of the ocean: Thomas learned that salinity in a halocline, a middle layer of oceanic water, increases swiftly with depth than in the layers below or above it.
This entry is located in the following units: clino-, clin-, -clinal, -cline, -clinic (page 2) halio-, hali-, halo-, hal- (page 2)