Geyser

A geyser (ɚ; ə or ə) is a spring characterized by intermittent discharge of water ejected turbulently and accompanied by a vapour phase (steam). The formation of geysers is due to particular hydrogeological conditions, which exist in only a few places on Earth, so they are a fairly rare phenomenon. Generally all geyser field sites are located n...
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geyser

A natural spring marked by the intermittent escape of hot water and steam.
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geyser

[n] - a spring that discharges hot water and steam 2. [v] - to overflow like a geyser
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Geyser

• (n.) A boiling spring which throws forth at frequent intervals jets of water, mud, etc., driven up by the expansive power of steam.
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verb to overflow like a geyser
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Geyser

[fireboat, 1886] The Geyser was a steam powered fireboat built for Chicago, Illinois in 1886.Chicago had operated three earlier vessels, as fireboats, but they had all been retrofits. The Geyser was specifically designed as a fireboat, after Fire Marshall Denis J. Swenie visited eastern cities to learn from their purpose-built fireboats. Th...
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Geyser

[fireboat, 1889] The Geyser was a steam powered fireboat built for Bay City, Michigan. At the time she was being built, in 1889, it was anticipated that she would be twice as powerful as any other vessel on the Saginaw River. ...
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Geyser

[Mars] Martian geysers are putative sites of small-scale jet-like eruptions that occur in the south polar region region of Mars during the spring thaw. `Dark dune spots` and `spiders` are the two most visible types of features ascribed to these eruptions. They are unlike any terrestrial geological phenomenon. The reflectance (albedo), shape...
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geyser

Click images to enlargeNatural spring that intermittently discharges an explosive column of steam and hot water into the air due to the build-up of steam in underground chambers. One of the most remarkable geysers is Old Faithful, in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA. Geysers also occur in New Zealand and Icelan...
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Geyser

Gey'ser noun [ Icelandic geysir , from geysa to rush furiously, from gjōsa to gush. Confer Gush .] A boiling spring which throws forth at frequent intervals jets of water, mud, etc., driven up by the expansive power of steam. » Geysers were first known i...
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geyser

a geothermal feature of the Earth where there is an opening in the surface that contains superheated water that periodically erupts in a shower of water and steam.
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geyser

a geothermal feature of the Earth where there is an opening in the surface that contains superheated water that periodically erupts in a shower of water and steam.
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Geyser

A hot spring that intermittently erupts a spray of steam and hot water. Caused by the heating of gro
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geyser

A hot spring that throws hot water and steam into the air. The heat is thought to result from the contact of groundwater with magma bodies.
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geyser

a spring that discharges hot water and steam
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Geyser

A spring that shoots jets of hot water and steam into the air.
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Geyser

A thermal spring that intermittently erupts steam and boiling water.
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geyser

a type of hot spring seen on land that episodically erupts jets of hot water and steam. It results from ground water being heated by coming in contact with hot rock deep in the Earth's crust, and then rising to the surface.
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geyser

A type of hot spring that intermittently erupts jets of material.
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geyser

A type of thermal spring which ejects water intermittently with considerable force.
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Castle Geyser erupts water and steam, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Credit: S.R. Brantley / U.S. Geological Survey A hot spring, found in currently or recently volcanic regions, that intermittently jets superheated water and steam into the air. A geyser consists essentially of a tube lead...
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geyser (gī'zur) [Icel.], hot spring from which water and steam are ejected periodically to heights ranging from a few to several hundred feet. Notable geysers are found in Iceland, New Zealand, and W United States, which are areas of recent volcanic activity. Geyser action in Iceland was s...
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geyser

hot spring that intermittently spouts jets of steam and hot water. The term is derived from the Icelandic word geysir, meaning `to gush.`[4 related articles]
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Geyser

In geography, a geyser (from the Icelandic geysir which in turn deribes from heysa meaning to gush or rush forth) is a term applied to natural springs of hot water of the kind that were first observed in Iceland. The geysers of Iceland, about a hundred in number, lie about 30 miles north west of Mount Hecia, in a plain covered by hot-springs and st...
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