Definition of chemocline in English:

chemocline

noun

Limnology
  • A distinct boundary zone in a body of water, marked by a steep concentration gradient, separating layers of water with different chemical compositions or concentrations.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in George Hutchinson (b. 1903). From chemo- + -cline.

Pronunciation

chemocline

/ˈkɛmə(ʊ)klʌɪn//ˈkiːmə(ʊ)klʌɪn/