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A spring of naturally hot water, typically heated by subterranean volcanic activity:‘the area is noted for its hot springs, steam jets, and geysers’
- ‘We were coming up to the square where Victoria Fountain sprung from the hot springs underground.’
- ‘Fresh hot spring water flowed into the bath through a statue near the back.’
- ‘Bathing suits are essential for Iceland's many heated pools and hot springs.’
- ‘In Namibia, the Fish River Canyon and the Ai-Ais hot springs will form part of the park.’
- ‘The Zauuya area had a lot of natural hot springs, so to the water was warm and unwinding.’
- ‘The steam from hot springs rose about a mile out from the town.’
- ‘It was a way to keep the hot springs and water heaters from being depleted.’
- ‘In other words, the chemical composition of the water emerging in hot springs is very much the same as that in the reservoir.’
- ‘Furthermore, the excellent preservation may have been enhanced because the hot spring waters are anaerobic, which inhibits the rapid oxidation of organic matter.’
- ‘The door lead into a large hot spring area with draperies hanging from three separate hot springs so they could each bathe in private.’
- ‘They rubbed her skin raw, until the fishy smell of the sea and neglect had dissolved into the hot spring water.’
- ‘A sulfurous odor permeates the air around the hot springs in Yellowstone National Park.’
- ‘It is full of craters - it has thirty active volcanoes - hot springs, and geysers.’
- ‘Natural hot springs bubble up through the region's volcanic and mineral-rich rock.’
- ‘And dotted amongst them, that's where you get these volcanic hot springs.’
- ‘We visited a hot spring with water coming directly from the volcano and ate at a soda bar near the base of the volcano, where the clouds cleared long enough so we could watch it erupt in the moonlit night.’
- ‘The belief is that early life lived deep underground or deep in the ocean, in volcanic hot springs.’
- ‘Often hot spring waters come from great depths and are in contact with radioactive minerals, which impart traces to the water.’
- ‘Combine that with the caves, cliffs, waterfalls and hot springs that are all within the park's boundaries, and it's hard to beat.’
- ‘The resort traces its origins to 1886, when oil workers discovered the area's thermal hot springs.’
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